labor studies journal

Mission Statement

The Labor Studies Journal is the official journal of the United Association for Labor Education (UALE). It is a multi-disciplinary journal which seeks submissions based on research about work, workers, labor organizations, and labor studies and worker education in the US and internationally.

The Journal is interested in manuscripts using a diversity of research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, directed at a general audience including union, university, and community based labor educators, labor activists and scholars from across the social sciences and humanities. As a multi-disciplinary journal, manuscripts should be directed at a general audience, and care should be taken to make methods, especially highly quantitative ones, accessible to a general reader.

The Journal also reviews relevant books, audio-visual, and electronic materials. In addition, a forum for discussion of issues about work and labor is also included, as is a non-refereed section highlighting innovations in labor education.

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Editors and Editorial Board of the Labor Studies Journal


Bob Bruno, University of Illinois at Chicago

Victor Devinatz, Illinois State University

Editorial Board Members:

Steven Ashby, University at Illinois

Adrienne Eaton, Rutgers University

Lynn Feekin, University of Oregon

Clare Hammonds, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Elizabeth Hoffman, Purdue University

Tom Juravich, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Stephanie Ross, York University, Canada  

Larry Savage, Brock University

Katherine Sciacchitano, National Labor College

Jennifer Sherer, University of Iowa

Louise Simmons, University of Connecticut

Emily LB Twarog, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


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