Robert Hickey is an assistant professor in the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University. Robert earned a Ph.D. in industrial relations at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell Univerity. Prior to his graduate work, Robert spent ten years in the Teamsters Union as a staff representative and organizer. Robert currently lives in Kingston, Ontario with his wife, Erin Sheldon, and daughters, Maggie and Ella.
Professor Hickey teaches in the Master of Inudstrial Relations (MIR) program at Queen's University. This website serves as the primary website for his courses. Professor Hickey's teaching philosophy and course syllabi are publicly available through this website. However, course material and related resources are restrictied to current MIR candidates (password required for resource sections of the course webpages).
Professor Hickey also uses this website to share his research, publications, and solicit feedback on working papers and ongoing research projects. To learn more about Professor Hickey's ongoing research projects, access current working papers, or download available publications, please visit the research publications section of the website.
Below, please find links to current graduate course syllabi. Note that there may be a few minor changes to the readings listed, and additional resources will be added to these syllabi.