Jeffrey M. Haydu


Jeff Haydu received his B.A. from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He studies U.S. labor, employers, and food-related protest movements in historical and comparative perspective. Jeff is the author of Between Craft and Class (UC Press, 1988), Making American Industry Safe for Democracy (Illinois, 1997), and Citizen Employers (Cornell, 2008). His undergraduate courses include social movements, American society, and the sociology of food.

"Consumer Citizenship and Cross-Class Activism: The Case of the National Consumers' League, 1899-1918." Sociological Forum, vol. 29, no. 3 (2014), pp. 651-672.

“Frame Brokerage in the Pure Food Movement, 1879–1906.” Social Movement Studies, vol. 11, no. 1 (2012).

"Cultural Modeling in Two Eras of U.S. Food Protest: Grahamites (1830s) and Organic Advocates (1960s-70s)." Social Problems, vol. 58, no. 3 (2011), pp. 461-487.

"Casing Political Consumerism," with David Kadanoff. Mobilization, vol. 15, no. 2 (2010), 159-177.

"Reversals of Fortune: Path Dependency, Problem Solving, and Temporal Cases." Theory and Society, vol. 39 (2010), 25-48.