University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Sociology



Joshua Carreiro

Joshua Carreiro
Curriculum Vitae


Joshua Carreiro is a doctoral candidate. He has completed comprehensives in the areas of Sociology of Labor/Labor Movements and Work and Occupations. Joshua is currently researching and writing his dissertation, which is a study of class, consumption, and work organization in the consumer cooperative movement and "conscience" capitalism.


2005 M.A. University of Massachusetts—Amherst
1999 B.A. University of Connecticut—Storrs



2006. "Organizational Narratives and the Construction of Resistance: Union Organizing at a 'Progressive' Company." Research in the Sociology of Work 16:27-55.

2005. "Newspaper Coverage of the US Labor Movement: The Case of Anti-union Firings." Labor Studies Journal 30(2):1-20.

Under Review

"Budgets, Board Games, and Make Believe: The Growth of Non-Traditional Students and the Need to Rethink Approaches to Teaching Social Class Inequality." (with Brian Kapitulik)

Research Assistantship

Joshua held a research assistantship in the Office of Information Technologies between 2004 and 2007. He worked with Dr. Rosio Alvarez studying discourse, technology, and organizations.


Joshua has taught a number of classes at UMass and Smith College, where he is currently a Lecturer. Classes taught include: Class and Society, Introduction to Sociology, Race, Gender, Class and Ethnicity, Social Class Inequality, and Work and Social Change.


Department of Sociology • Thompson Hall • University of Massachusetts–Amherst, MA 01003