Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal. Cornell University Press. 2017.
Winner: Paul Sweezy Book Award, American Sociological Association.
Honorable Mention: Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Book Award, American Sociological Association.
Reviewed: American Historical Review, American Journal of Sociology, Contemporary Sociology, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Political Science Quarterly, Social Forces, symposium at Critical Sociology.
Popular Essays and Opinion
Is Labor’s Future in Labor’s Capital? A Debate. 2019. Yale Law School’s Law and Political Economy Blog. (with David Webber)
Politics and Social Policy
Turning Labor into Capital: Pension Funds and the Corporate Control of Finance. 2014. Politics and Society. 42:4, 455-487.
Neoliberalism Without Neoliberals: Evidence from the Rise of 401(k)s. 2014. MPIfG Discussion Paper 14/12.
Investment preferences and patient capital: financing, governance, and regulation in pension fund capitalism. 2016. Socio-Economic Review. Forthcoming. (with Ville-Pekka Sorsa and Natascha van der Zwan).
Political Mediation and American Old-Age Security Exceptionalism. 2014. Work & Occupations. 41:2, 175-209.
Structural Contingencies: The Rise and Fall of Pensions.2019. Critical Historical Studies. 6:1.
The Neo-Marxist Legacy in American Sociology. 2011. Annual Review of Sociology. 37:155- 183. (with Jeff Manza)
Silent Compulsions: Capitalist Markets and Race. 2016. Studies in Political Economy.
Marxist Sociology. In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. (with Jeff Manza)
Labor and Social Movements
Explaining Political Violence Against Civilians in Northern Ireland: A Contention- Oriented Approach. 2012. Mobilization. 17(1):28-47. (with Greg Maney and Grace Yukich)
Why Should the Business Agents Be Bigger Than the Organization? A Study of Failed Rebellion in New York City’s Painters’ Union, 1947 – 1973. 2010. Labor Studies Journal. September 35(3):322-342.
Occupying Higher Education: The Revival of the Student Movement. 2012. New Labor Forum. 21(2):50-55.