Location: Social Science 319
Hours: Tuesdays 9:00 am - 10:00 am Thursdays 12:40 pm - 1:40 pm & by appointment
Ph.D. Sociology. University of California – Los Angeles. December 2007.
M.A. Sociology. University of California – Los Angeles. 2001.
B.A. Urban Studies. Smith College. 1997.
Rooks, Daisy and Celia Winkler. 2012. “Learning Interdisciplinarity: Service Learning and the Promise of Interdisciplinary Teaching.” Teaching Sociology. 40(1): 2-20.
Rooks, Daisy. 2004. “Sticking it Out or Packing it In?: Organizer Retention in the New Labor Movement.” Pp. 195-224. Rebuilding Labor: Organizing and Organizers in the New Union Movement. Ruth Milkman and Kim Voss editors. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Rooks, Daisy. 2003. “The Cowboy Mentality: Organizers and Occupational Commitment in the New Labor Movement.” Labor Studies Journal. 28 (3): 33-62.
Milkman, Ruth and Daisy Rooks. 2003. “California Union Membership: A Turn-of-the-Century Portrait.” The State of California Labor. Berkeley: UC Press. 3: 3-37.
Field of Study
Labor and labor movements, social movements and collective action, sociology of education and sociology of work.
SOCI 220: Race, Gender and Class
SOCI 325: Sociology of Work
SOCI 325: Social Stratification
SOCI 442: Inequality and Social Justice Service-Learning: Hunger and Homelessness
SOCI 561: Qualitative Methods
Manuscripts Under Review
Rooks, Daisy and Carolina Bank-Munoz. “Brilliant, Bored or Badly-Behaved?: Racial-Class Projects in Media Coverage of the Charter School Debate.” Under review at Teachers College Record.
Rooks, Daisy and Robert A. Penney. “Becoming a ‘Pusher’: Leadership and Personal Transformation During Union Recognition Campaigns.” Under review at Labor Studies Journal.
Rooks, Daisy and Robert A. Penney. “Organizing Consent: ‘Outsiders,’ Mezzo Leadership and Union Recognition Campaigns.” Under review at Industrial and Labor Relations Review.
Book Manuscript in Progress
Venture Activism: Social Entrepreneurship, Institutional Change and the Future of Social Movements in the U.S. Book manuscript in progress.