Lisa Jordan Honored by the E&H Alumni Association

Posted by Monica Hoel
Lisa Jordan, Emory & Henry Class of 1984, has been named the 2021 recipient of the E&H Distinguished Achievement Award, awarded annually by the Emory & Henry Alumni Association. (Read more about E&H Alumni Awards.)

Dr. Jordan is the Director of Education for the United Steelworkers. She has a Ph.D. in Labor Economics from Notre Dame University, and in 2016 she was elected to the National Board of Economic Research (NBER) Board of Directors. NBER is an American private nonprofit research organization that aims to conduct unbiased research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.

She was honored with the 2019 Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Outstanding Practitioner Award for “her work at the United Steelworkers of America to promote conversations around workplace issues, to insure human rights in the workplace, to facilitate positive labor-management engagement, and to bring research out of academia to practice and improve the quality and scope of the education United Steel Worker members receive.”

Other 2021 awardees are:
Carl and Ruth Looney Humanitarian Award:
Rob Goldsmith, Class of 1971
President and CEO at People, Incorporated of Virginia

Fred Selfe Service to Emory & Henry:
All our E&H in the City Volunteers

A.L. Mitchell Young Alumna Award:
Kishanna Caesar Heyward, Class of 2008.
Author of a coloring book that teaches children about the value and perils of credit.

James A. Davis Faculty Award:
Dr. James Duchamp
Emory & Henry Copenhaver Professor & Chair of the Chemistry Department

Nominations are open throughout the year.

  • Lisa Jordan, Emory & Henry Class of 1984

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