Dr. Michael A. Gould-Wartofsky is an award-winning writer and a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University, whose work explores the nexus of race and class, power and inequality, states and social movements: from Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter, the migrant labor movement to the the rise of the far right.
Born and raised in NYC, Gould-Wartofsky holds a BA in Government from Harvard College and a PhD in Sociology from New York University. He is the author of The Occupiers: The Making of the 99% Movement (Oxford University Press 2015), and the forthcoming (Anti)Fascism in America (2025).
His writing has been published in such venues as The Washington Post, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, Guernica, Gizmodo, Jacobin, Jewish Currents, Mother Jones, Newsweek, The Nation, and Salon, and has received Harvard’s James Gordon Bennett Prize, the NY Times James B. Reston Award, and the Lindesmith Paper Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
He welcomes speaking inquiries, along with questions, comments, and critique.
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