Ellen Reese, Ph.D.

Ellen Reese
University of California, Riverside
Associate Professor and Chair of Labor Studies
Department of Sociology

Ellen Reese is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of Labor Studies at the University of California, Riverside.  Her research focuses on gender, race, and class, welfare state development, social movements, and poverty and work.  She is author of They Say Cutback; We Say Fightback! Welfare Activism in an Era of Retrenchment (2011, American Sociological Association’s Rose Series) and Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present (2005, University of California Press). She is also co-author of The World Social Forums and the Challenges of Global Democracy (2007, Paradigm Publishers) and co-editor of The Wages of Empire: Neoliberal Policies, Repression, and Women’s Poverty (2007, Paradigm Publishers) and A Handbook of World Social Forum Activism (2012, Paradigm Publishers).

Gender, race, and class; welfare state development; social movements; and poverty and work.

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