Francis Ryan

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Francis Ryan is director of the Master's in Labor and Employment Relations (MLER) Program at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is the author of AFSCME's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century (Temple University Press, 2011) and editor of The Memoirs of Wendell W. Young III: A Life in Philadelphia Labor and Politics (Temple University 2019). He received the Pennsylvania Labor History Society's John C. Brennan Award for Labor Education in 2022.