Monica Galizzi is an authority on gender issues in the workplace, including career trajectories, pay disparities between men and women, and the economic impact of on-the-job injuries. Her research includes the relationship between work-related injuries and long term economic outcomes, as well as how disabilities affect not only the employee, but the well-being of their families. She focuses her studies on the U.S. labor market and on international comparisons of employment phenomena.
Galizzi, chairwoman of UMass Lowell’s Economic Department, is also an expert on the statistical methods used to study individual behaviors and economic outcomes over time. 
In addition, she is senior associate and a member of the Leadership Team of UMass Lowell’s Center for Women and Work and an associate of Center for Autism Research and Education (CARE). She is fluent in Italian.
For more information, click here to visit Galizzi’s academic profile.