Sarah Soroui

Adjunct Lecturer


Technology and globalization for social safety net policies; employment relations; workforce policy and practice; and community development


  • HS 216f - Policy Perspectives on Women, Work, and Inequality


  • Brandeis University
  • Brandeis University
  • George Mason University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Sarah Soroui

Adjunct Lecturer


My research spans topics in social and developmental public policies. I am particularly interested in the implications of technology and globalization for social safety net policies, employment relations, workforce policy and practice, and community development. The title of my dissertation is "Remote Work and Implications for State and Local Contexts."

Awards and Honors

  • Masters of Public Policy Student Association Norma Award (2021)


  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Placeless Workforce Development." Labor Employment Relations Association Annual Conference, virtual. 06/16/2021.
  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Understanding the drivers and implications of remote work from the local Perspective: An exploratory study into the dis/re-embedding dynamics." Technology in Society 64. (2021).
  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Segmented Immobility and Intersectionality in Healthcare Labor Markets." Labor Employment Relations Association Annual Conference, virtual. 06/13/2020.
  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Encountering Weak Signals: Perceptions of Workplace Mobility Trends and Local Economic Development Practice." Annual North American Meetings of Regional Science Association International, Pittsburgh, PA. 11/13/2019.
  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Remote Work and Local Economic Development: Disembedding companies and Reembedding Workers." Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, New York City, NY. 08/12/2019.
  • Boguslaw, Janet & Soroui, Sarah T.. "Structuring Firms to Benefit Low-Income Workers." Employee Ownership and Employee Involvement at Work: Case Studies. 1st ed. vol. 18 Ed. D. Berry & T. Cato. U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing, 2018. 153-177.
  • Soroui, Sarah T.. "Virtual organizing, Virtual Work, and Implications for State and Local Public Revenue Systems." Contemporary Issues Summit, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 03/17/2017.