Faculty

Maurice Zeitlin


Distinguished Research Professor


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Contact Information

Email    zeitlin@soc.ucla.edu
Office  107 Haines Hall
Phone  310-825-3968

Current:

1.organized Jewish resistance in Nazi-occupied Europe, 1940-45.

2. interracial working-class solidarity and black/white inequality in the United States

Degrees

Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley, 1964.

Awards

The Max Weber Award, 2004. American Sociological Association, Section on Organizations, Occupations and Work, conferred "in recognition of an outstanding book published over the past three years" (with J. Stepan-Norris). The award committee wrote that Left Out is "certain to become a classic. [This] carefully-crafted study is a joy to read and an inspiration for other researchers."

Distinguished Scholarship Award (Honorable Mention), 2002, American Sociological Association, Political Sociology Section, conferred for "the best article written over the previous two years" (with L. F. Weyher).

Inaugural Distinguished Publication Award, 1997, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Labor Studies Division, conferred for "the best article in labor studies"(with J. Stepan-Norris).

Distinguished Scholarship Award, 1996, American Sociological Association, Political Sociology Section, conferred for "the best article written over the previous two years" (with J. Stepan-Norris).

Distinguished Scholarship Award, 1992, American Sociological Association, Political Sociology Section, conferred for "the best article written over the previous two years" (with J. Stepan-Norris).

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1981-82.

Project Censored Prize for "The Year's Top 'Censored' Story of 1981," conferred by a national panel of distinguished journalists, under the auspices of Project Censored, Sonoma State University.

Project Censored Prize for a story on "The Year's Ten Best 'Censored' Stories of 1978," conferred by a national panel of distinguished journalists, under the auspices of Project Censored, Sonoma State University.

Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation Fellowship, 1974.

Ford Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship, 1970-71.

Ford Foundation Fellowship in Latin American Studies, 1965-67.

Grants

National Science Foundation, 1998, for research on capitalist strategy and unionism in coal mining in the United States.

National Science Foundation, 1982, for research on CIO industrial union organizing in the South of the United States.

National Science Foundation, 1981, for research on longshore unionism on the East and West coasts of the United States.

Selected Publications

Left Out: Reds and America's Industrial Unions. Cambridge University Press, 2003 (with Judith Stepan-Norris).

Talking Union, University of Illinois Press, 1996 (with Judith Stepan-Norris).

The Large Corporation and Contemporary Classes. Polity Press and Rutgers University Press, 1989.

Landlords & Capitalists. Princeton University Press, 1988 (with Richard Earl Ratcliff).

The Civil Wars in Chile (or the bourgeois revolutions that never were). Princeton University Press, 1984.