Academic interests

Political Sociology, Sociology of Work, Social Change, Inequality and Society, Sociology of Knowledge, Social Theory, Critical Pedagogy, the American Labor Movement.


"American Labor at the Crossroads - Political Resurgence or Continued Decline?" in Bruce Nissen (ed.) U.S. Labor Relations 1945-1989, New York, Garland Publishers, 1990. "Humanizing Introductory Sociology," in Professing Humanist Sociology (fifth edition), 2005. "The Politics of Free Trade: The Global Marketplace As Closet Dictator," Monthly Review, Dec. 1995.


  • University College - Summer Bridge Program Faculty 2002-2005;
  • Sociology Dept. Steering Committee, 2004,2003;
  • Sociology Dept. Recruitment Committee, Graduate Committee - Soc. Dept., Curriculum Committee - Soc. Dept.

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