Ph.D. U.S. History/ History of Public Policy, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. Modern European History and Public History, University of California, Riverside
B.A. Political Science and International Relations, University of California, San Diego
Duke Hall 305
Jill Jensen teaches courses on the history of capitalism, business ethics, workers in the global economy, and the history of work. She has published several articles on the history of the United Nations and the International Labor Organization (ILO), particularly on U.S. perspectives regarding inter-governmental institutions, international human rights, comparative social policy, and women’s work and gender. She is editor with Nelson Lichtenstein of the volume, The ILO from Geneva to the Pacific Rim: West Meets East (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and editor of Women and Social Movements, Development in the Global South, 1919-2019, a curated database with ProQuest/ Alexander Street Press as part of the Women and Social Movements Library.
BUS 302: Sustainable Labor: The Future of Work
BUS 369: Science and Technology in Organizations
BUS 333: Labor in the Global Economy
BUS 226: The Rise of American Capitalism, 1865-1941
BUS 434: Applied Business Ethics
FYS 100: Work: An Inevitable Journey
2016-2022, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration and Management, University of Redlands
2014-2016, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Business Administration, University of Redlands
2012-2014, Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University
2011-2012, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University
Jill Jensen and Nicola Piper, “Migrant Workers, the ILO and the Potential for Labour Justice,” Global Social Policy (August 2022)
Jill Jensen, “The ILO World Employment Program Research Agenda on Development and Migration,” Global Social Policy (August 2022).
Jill Jensen, “Struggle, Urban Appropriation, and Cities of the Future,” Journal of Urban History (2021)
Jill Jensen and Eileen Boris, “The Gender of Economic Rights,” in The Routledge History of Human Rights (New York: Routledge, 2019).
Jill Jensen and Kiran Klaus Patel, "Defining Alternatives: Nazi Social Policies and the New Deal," in Nazism Across Borders: The Social Policies of the Third Reich and their Global Appeal (Oxford University Press, in press, 2018).
Jill Jensen and Nelson Lichtenstein (eds.) The ILO from Geneva to the Pacific Rim: West Meets East (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
Jill Jensen, "The 'Havana Charter' and the Postwar Debate over Trade, Employment, and Development," in The ILO from Geneva to the Pacific Rim: West Meets East (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
Jill Jensen, "The Fight over Representation and Rights: Defending Gendered Rights through the UN Economic and Social Council, 1948-1950," Global Social Policy (2014).
Jill Jensen, "Democracy in the International Labor Organization," in Giovanni Finizio, Lucio Levi and Nicola Vallinoto (eds.), The Democratization of International Organizations: First International Democracy Report (Routledge, 2013).
Jill Jensen, "U.S. Social Policy Experts and the ILO, 1948-1954," in Sandrine Kott and Joëlle Droux (eds.), Globalizing Social Rights: A History of the International Labour Organization and Beyond (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
Eileen Boris and Jill Jensen, "The ILO: Women's Networks and the Making of the Women Worker," Tom Dublin and Kitty Sklar (eds.), Women and Social Movements International (Alexander Press, digital archive, 2012).
Jill Jensen, "From Geneva to the Americas: The International Labor Organization and Inter-American Social Security Standards," International Labor and Working-Class History 80 (Sept., 2011): 215-240.
2020: ProQuest $15,000 grant for student research
2019: Hall Policy Network Seed Grant, the University of Redlands
2016-2017: Research grant recipient, The Internationalization of Nazi Labor and Social Policy and the Role of the Reichsarbeitsministerium, German Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS).
2015-2016, Research grant recipient, The Internationalization of Nazi Labor and Social Policy and the Role of the Reichsarbeitsministerium, German Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS).
2012-2013, Research grant recipient, International Democracy Watch, Centro Studi sul Federalismo, University of Turin
Member of the European Labour History Network
Member of the Organization of American Historians
Member of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management