School of Education | Educational Policy Studies
Hometown: Madison, WI
Eleni Schirmer is a scholar of labor movements, social movements and public education. She is writing a political biography of the Milwaukee teachers’ unions, Wisconsin’s oldest and biggest teachers’ union.
Ground Zero: Teachers' Unions, Political Imaginations, and Wisconsin
This talks provide a historical and contemporary overview of the organization, disorganization and attempts at re-organization of teachers’ unions in Wisconsin, with a focus on the Milwaukee teachers’ union.