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Steven Ashby

Clinical Professor, School of Labor & Employment Relations
Labor Education Program

Steven Ashby

In Brief

Research Interests

Professor Ashby's main research interests are labor’s new strategies to resist corporate union-busting such as corporate campaigns, contract campaigns, work-to-rule, solidarity committees, labor-community coalitions, and non-violent civil disobedience. His forthcoming book with University of Illinois Press is The Staley Workers and the Fight for a New American Labor Movement. He is also revising his dissertation into a book, Shattered Dreams: The American Working Class and the Coming of the Cold War.  

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To reach Professor Ashby:

Chicago Labor Education Program, Rice Building,
Suite 110, 815 W. Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60607
(312)996-2623; (312)413-2997 fax
email: skashby@illinois.edu