Erik Kojola

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • BA: Political Science, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 2009.
  • MA: Sociology, American University, Washington, DC, 2013.

Curriculum Vitae


  • labor
  • environmental sociology
  • political economy
  • social movements
  • work and occupations
  • Environmental Justice
Research & Professional Activities


  • Research Assistant: Boomers at Work and In Transtion
  • Research Assistant: Flexible Work and Well-Being Study
  • Environmental Concerns of Labor Union Members in the United States: Kojola, Erik, Chenyang Xiao and Aaron M. McCright, The Sociological Quarterly, 55 72-91, 2014.
  • Serving Food Justice: A Union Campaign for Fresh Food, Health, and Sustainability: Kojola, Erik, Journal of Workplace Rights, 17 175-190, 2014. Link