Jaylexia Clark is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Notre Dame studying Sociology. Her research focuses on the effect of advancements in technology in exacerbating legal precarity with a focus on race, gender and transnational labor solidarity. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University during which time she worked with a variety of organizations such as the NYC based Worker Institute and the Tompkins Country Workers Center to advocate for better legal protections and a living wage for all workers. She continues to collaborate with a variety of community based organizations to end abuses in labor caused by globalization, racism and sexism.
Jaylexia graduated with BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University as a United Nations Millennium Fellow. While there she conducted research with the NY based Worker Institute focusing on platform and on-demand workers in NY and worked with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate the extent to which enforcement agencies are able to cope with the changing nature of work. Her research interest includes, labor, race, gender, and international labor law.