Peter Berg

Peter Berg, 2020-21 Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program Fellow

Peter Berg is Professor of employment relations and Director of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. His current research examines the implications of an aging workforce for organizations in the United States and Germany. He studies how organizations are responding to an aging workforce, the types of practices they implement, and the effect of aging on younger workers’ wage growth. He was recently selected to participate in a National Academy of Sciences consensus study on understanding the aging workforce and employment at older ages. In addition, Berg is coordinating an MSU interdisciplinary consortium on the Future of Work that brings together MSU researchers from several colleges and units to address questions about how technology affects jobs and the workplace. Also, he has been a Fulbright research scholar to Australia, served as an executive board member of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, and as President of the Industry Studies Association. He is a 2020-2021 Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Program Fellow.