Sabrina Zajak

Sabrina Zajak is associate professor for “globalization conflicts, social movements and labor” at the Ruhr-University Bochum. She works at the Institute for Social Movements on issues of transnational movements and activism; trade unions and NGOs; globalization, governance and labor standards. She is head of the research group “transnational alliances between social movements and trade unions in Europe”. She is a founding member of the Institute for Protest ad Social Movement Research in Berlin. Her most recent book Transnational Activism, Global Labor Governance, and China (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan) investigates how trade unions and labour rights NGOs have mobilized along different pathways while attempting to influence labour standards in Chinese supply chains since 1989. She received her PhD from University of Cologne, Germany as part of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy.

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