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.

Previous Courses by Term

2015 Fall Quarter

Development of Sociological Theory

2015 Spring Quarter

Comparative and Historical Methods: Research Techniques

2015 Winter Quarter

Introduction to Sociological Research Methods

Honors Seminars

Comparative and Historical Methods: Strategies of Research and Conceptualization

2012 Spring Quarter

Secret Coups, Imperial Wars, and American Democracy since World War II

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2012 Winter Quarter

Introduction to Sociological Research Methods

2011 Winter Quarter

Comparative and Historical Methods: Research Techniques

2010 Fall Quarter

Introductory Sociology

Comparative and Historical Methods: Strategies of Research and Conceptualization

2010 Winter Quarter

Secret Coups, Imperial Wars, and American Democracy since World War II

Topics in Political Sociology

2009 Fall Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2008 Fall Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2008 Winter Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

Comparative and Historical Methods: Research Techniques

2007 Fall Quarter

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

Comparative and Historical Methods: Strategies of Research and Conceptualization

2007 Winter Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Topics in Political Sociology

2006 Fall Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2006 Spring Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

2005 Spring Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Comparative and Historical Methods: Research Techniques

2005 Winter Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

Comparative and Historical Methods: Strategies of Research and Conceptualization

2004 Spring Quarter

Development of Sociological Theory

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2003 Spring Quarter

Development of Sociological Theory

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2003 Winter Quarter

Sociohistorical Methods

2002 Fall Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

2002 Spring Quarter

Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2002 Winter Quarter

Social Structure and Economic Change: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

2001 Fall Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Sociohistorical Methods

2001 Spring Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Sociohistorical Methods

2001 Winter Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar

Class, Politics, and Society

2000 Spring Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Sociohistorical Methods

1999 Spring Quarter

Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

Special Topics in Sociology

Previous Courses by Course

SOCIOL 101
Development of Sociological Theory

2015 Fall Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 211B
Comparative and Historical Methods: Research Techniques

2015 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 211A
Comparative and Historical Methods: Strategies of Research and Conceptualization

2015 Winter Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 20
Introduction to Sociological Research Methods

2015 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 89
Honors Seminars

2015 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 204
Topics in Sociological Theorizing

2012 Spring Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

2002 Spring Quarter

HNRS 178
Secret Coups, Imperial Wars, and American Democracy since World War II

2012 Spring Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 1
Introductory Sociology

2010 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 272
Topics in Political Sociology

2010 Winter Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 110
Sociohistorical Methods

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

2001 Spring Quarter

2000 Spring Quarter

HNRS 117
Resistance to Evil: Organized Resistance to Nazis in Occupied Europe

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

2001 Spring Quarter

2000 Spring Quarter

1999 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 19
Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2005 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 259
Social Structure and Economic Change: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

2002 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 232
Class, Politics, and Society

2001 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 197C
Undergraduate Seminar

2001 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 195A
Special Topics in Sociology

1999 Spring Quarter