The Labor Center joins the department of sociology, UMass Amherst, and the entire labor movement in grieving the loss of one of our own: Dan Clawson.
Dan’s professional reputation was as a scholar of work, the corporate elite, and organized labor. His research was foundational and hugely influential in sociology and labor studies.
But Dan was first and foremost an organizer. He was president of the faculty and librarians’ union at UMass Amherst and served in the leadership of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.