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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Mountains from the University of Denver

Adjunct Faculty

Joseph Drexler, Adjunct Professor


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  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MPA, University of Pittsburgh
  • BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Attended University of Marburg (Germany), University of Norway and University of Basel (Switzerland)

research interest and expertise

International Labor Relations; Comparative Trade Union System; Strategic Research and Campaigns; Collective Bargaining, Union Organizing and Public Policy

Professional Profile

  • Head of Strategic Campaigns -- United Steelworkers International Union (Canada)
  • Director of Industry and Corporate Affairs -- International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (Switzerland)
  • Director of Special Projects -- Paper, Allied Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union
  • Director of Special Projects – Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union
  • Deputy Director – United Mine Workers of America, Western Region
  • Research and Communications Director – United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Local 7
  • Associate Professor – Government Department, Suffolk University
  • Assistant Professor – Political Science Department, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Steelworker – Jones and Laughlin Steel


  • Trade Unions and the Global Economy