Investigative Journalist & Professor
Associate Professor of Sociology
441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458
MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS
Urban Studies, Labor History, American Political Development, Race and Ethnicity
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California – Berkeley, 1998
M.A., Sociology, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 1988
B.A. Sociology, Brandeis University, 1983
Fordham University, Yale University, Michigan State University, University of California – Berkeley
The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.
- Winner, 2013 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award, Labor and Labor Movements Section, American Sociological Association.
- Selected, “Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics, 2012,” Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University.
No There There: Race, Class and Political Community in Oakland. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004 (hardcover), 2007 (paperback).
- Winner, 2006 Robert E. Park Award, Community and Urban Sociology Section, American Sociological Association.
- Finalist, 2005 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems