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Famous WomenWomen's &
Gender Studies

Daisy Rooks

Assistant Professor
Social Science 319 406-243-2852
Office Hours:

Mondays: 2:00-3 PM, Wednesdays: 3:00-5 PM; & by appointment

Current Position

Assistant Professor


Fall Semester

SOCI 220: Race, Gender and Class

SOCI 325: Sociology of Work


Spring Semester

SOCI 325: Social Stratification

SOCI 442: Inequality and Social Justice Service-Learning: Hunger and Homelessness

SOCI 561: Qualitative Methods

Field of Study

Labor and labor movements, social movements and collective action, sociology of education and sociology of work.


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.

Selected Publications

Rooks, Daisy and Celia Winkler. 2012. “Learning Interdisciplinarity: Service Learning and the Promise of Interdisciplinary Teaching.” Teaching Sociology. 40(1): 2-20.


Women’s & Gender Studies Program

Liberal Arts 138A | Missoula, MT 59812

Co-Directors: Elizabeth Hubble & Anya Jabour | 406-243-4100 |

Office Contact: Jamie Boschee

406–243–2584 or 243–4100 |