Cory Runstedler

Graduate Assistant

Human Rights Institute

Cory Runstedler is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. Cory holds a BA in sociology from University of Waterloo, an MA in sociology from Wilfrid Laurier University, and an MBA from the University of Kentucky.

Cory studies the interactions of businesses, politics, and society, both domestically and internationally.  He is primarily interested in collective action and labor rights specifically focusing on the enforcement gap of de jure and de facto rights. Additionally, he is interested in ethical consumption, particularly focusing on the ethical supply chain of consumer goods.