Awards Season

I was both honored and humbled to learn recently that I am the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Sociological Association’s Early Investigator Award. I’ll have to wait until 2019 to pick up the actual hardware, since this year’s CSA meeting is pre-empted by the International Sociological Association Meeting in Toronto, but I’ll take the official…

Commenting on the G7 summit in Quebec

The G7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec wrapped up this past weekend. While most of the coverage focused on President Trump’s petulant behavior and his refusal to sign onto the closing communiqué, some reporters did want to know about the actual issues surrounding the summit, and the efforts of those who disagree with the political…

Labor and the Class Idea on the New Books Network

I recently had a chance to talk about my book, Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada, with Sarah Patterson for the New Books in Sociology Network podcast. You can listen here.

Talking social movements on CBC

On Thursday, June 7, 2018, I got to discuss some of the core issues I bring up in my Contemporary Social Movements class with CBC Saskatchewan listeners on Blue Sky with Garth Materie: why and when do people mobilize? When can protests work? How do movements win? It was an interesting experience doing a call-in…

Labor and the Class Idea on The Sociology Annex podcast

I had a great time with the crew at The Sociology Annex podcast (Joseph Cohen, Leslie Hinkson, and Gabriel Rossman) about my book, as well as other matters of sociological interest. You can find a link to the episode here.

Past Media Appearances

I will be posting about new media appearances going forward, but this post archives much of what I’ve done up through 2018. January 20, 2018 interview with CTV News Montreal on Quebec’s minimum wage increase: January 19, 2018 interviews with Radio-Canada Ontario (Toronto, Windsor, and Sudbury) on National Day of Action in support of Tim…

It’s here!

I’m happy to announce that, after eleven years of research and writing, my first book, Labor and the Class Idea in the United States and Canada, is finally out from Cambridge University Press.