Scott Molloy

Scott Molloy, Secretary-Treasurer

Scott is a Professor of Labor Relations at the Charles T. Schmidt Jr. Labor Research Center, University of Rhode Island.  He received his B.A. from Rhode Island College (1970), M.A. from the University of New Hampshire (1972), and Ph.D. from Providence College (1991).  He is the author of Trolley Wars: Streetcar Workers on the Line (1996). 

Scott was a city of Providence bus driver and union business agent for a decade and also sat on the executive boards of the state Federation of Labor and the Providence Central Labor Council.  A labor historian to the core, he co-founded the RILHS in 1987.  His collection of 10,000 labor artifacts is now housed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.  His academic and teaching prowess has been recognized in many realms, having received Teaching Excellent awards from URI (1995) and the Industrial Relations Research Association (2000)