Skip to Local Navigation
Skip to Content
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Sociology
Print this pageAdd this page to your favoritesSelect a font sizeSelect a small fontSelect a medium fontSelect a large font
 

Dr. Jake Wilson, Associate Professor

Email: jake.wilson@csulb.edu
Office: PSY-132
Phone: (562) 985-7379

Main Courses:
Introduction to Sociology [Soc. 100]
Racism, Power, & Inequality [Soc. 436]

Research Interests:
Race, Racism, and Labor; Racialized-Gendered Divisions in the Working-Class; Whiteness; Masculinities; Environmental Justice; Anarchism

Program Affiliations:
Director, Metropolitan and Policy Studies Network (MAPS)
Director, The Dick Soderlund “Against All Odds” Scholarship

Education:
B.S. (magna cum laude), Conservation & Resource Studies, UC Berkeley, 2001
M.A., Ph.D., Sociology, UC Riverside, 2008

Selected publications, books:
Edna Bonacich and Jake B. Wilson. 2008. Getting the Goods: The Logistics Revolution
and the Ports of Southern California
. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Articles:

      Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake. 2012. “Black Longshoremen and the Fight for Equality in an

 

      ‘Anti-Racist’ Union.”

Race & Class

    , 53(4): 39-53.

Bonacich, Edna and Jake Alimahomed-Wilson. 2012. “Headway for
African American Workers in South Los Angeles.” In Post-Ghetto: Reimagining South Los Angeles, edited by Josh Sides. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake. 2011. “Men Along the Shore: Working-Class Masculinities
in Crisis
.” Nordic Journal for Masculinity Studies, 6(1): 22-44.

Bonacich, Edna and Jake Alimahomed-Wilson. 2011. “Confronting Racism, Capitalism,
and Ecological Degradation: Urban Farming and the Struggle for Social Justice in Black
Los Angeles
.” Souls, 13(2): 213-226.

Bonacich, Edna, Sabrina Alimahomed, and Jake B. Wilson. 2008. “The Racialization
of Global Labor
.” American Behavioral Scientist, 52 (3): 342-355.

Wilson, Jake B. 2008. “The Racialized Picket Line: White Workers and Racism in the Southern California Supermarket Strike.” Critical Sociology, 34 (3): 349-367.

Bonacich, Edna and Jake B. Wilson. 2005. “Hoisted by its Own Petard: Organizing Wal-
Mart’s Logistics Workers
.” New Labor Forum, 14 (Summer): 67-75.

Bonacich, Edna and Jake Wilson. 2005. “Global Production and Distribution: Wal-
Mart’s Global Logistics Empire.” In Wal-Mart World, edited by Stanley D. Brunn. Pp. 227-242. New York: Routledge.

Other Publications:
Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake. 2013. “Logistics Revolution (in shipping).”
SAGE Sociology of Work Encyclopedia, edited by Vicki Smith and Geoffrey Golson.

Alimahomed, Sabrina and Jake Alimahomed-Wilson. 2009. “Protest as Embodied State
Practices: An Examination of Hegemonic and Counter-Hegemonic Protest Tactics.”
Perspectives on Anarchist Theory.

Awards:

      2014 Summer Online Course Conversion Award for Sociology 346, College of Continuing

 

    and Professional Education (CCPE). California State University, Long Beach.

2013 Scholarly and Creative Activities (SCAC) Assigned Time for Urban Agriculture in
Long Beach. California State University, Long Beach.

2013 Summer Online Course Conversion Award for Sociology 100, College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE). California State University, Long Beach.

2013 Enhancing Education Through Technology (3ET) Award, Flipping the Classroom
Stipend. California State University, Long Beach.

2013 Faculty Mentoring Award, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). California
State University, Long Beach.

2012 Labor Ignites Featured Scholar. The Dolores Huerta Labor Institute. Los Angeles Community College. http://laborignites.wordpress.com/featured-speakers/

2012 President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Grant for MAPS Event: “Undocuqueer.” California State University, Long Beach.

2011 Scholarly and Creative Activities (SCAC) Grant for The Rise of Latino
Longshoremen in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, California State University, Long Beach. Summer Stipend Grant.

2011 President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Grant for MAPS Event: “Women, Poverty, and Welfare: Challenges and Solutions, California State University, Long Beach.

2010 “Queer-Friendly” Course Recognition, SOC 100, CSULB LGBT Task Force

2009 Scholarly and Creative Activities (SCAC) Grant for ‘Union Men’:
Masculinity and the Gendering of Longshore Work and Union Politics,
California State University, Long Beach. Summer Stipend Grant.