Protest of Proposed Punitive Actions

Concerned Citizens and Scholars Protest Proposed Punitive Actions

February 20, 2006

The following individuals are among the many concerned citizens and scholars who have written to John Sexton registering protest at the proposed punitive actions against striking GSOC members after December 5.

Geoff Eley
Sylvia L. Thrupp Collegiate Professor of Comparative History
University of Michigan

John Comaroff
Harold H. Swift Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and
the Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Atina Grossmann
Professor of History
Faculty of Humanities and
Social Sciences, Cooper Union

John Womack,
Department of History,
Harvard University

Hector L. Delgado
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of La Verne

Jocelyn Olcott
Department of History
Duke University

Renate Bridenthal,
Emerita Professor of History
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Richard White
Margaret Byrne Professor of American History
Stanford University

Arthur MacEwan
Professor and Chair
Department of Economics
University of Massachusetts Boston

Sanford M. Jacoby
Professor of Management & Public Policy
UCLA

Allen J. Scott
Distinguished Professor of Geography
UCLA

Lisa Wedeen
Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
The University of Chicago

Matthew Frye Jacobson
Professor of American Studies and History
Yale University

John L. Hammond
Professor of Sociology
Hunter College, CUNY

Professor Lorraine Schmall
Northern Illinois University College of Law

James G. Pope
Professor of Law & Sidney Reitman Scholar
Rutgers University School of Law

Peter Ranis
Professor Emeritus
CUNY

Barry Shank
Professor of Comparative Ethnic and American Studies
Ohio State University

Geoffrey D. Miller
NYU Law `02

Benjamin Isitt
PhD candidate, Canadian history
University of New Brunswick

Rose Daitsman
Program Manager, Emerita
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Christopher C. Lowe
Adjunct Professor of History
Portland State University

Steve Estes
Assistant Professor
History Department, Sonoma State University

Brian Rothgery
VP for Negotiations
Dept steward for Communication
Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association, AFT Local 2169, AFL-CIO
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Ann Eagan
Chair, West Queens Greens
Green Party local

Max Obuszewski
Baltimore, MD

Elizabeth Williamson
University of Pennsylvania

Sarah M. Roberts
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2278
PhD candidate, Department of Geography
University of British Columbia

Andrew J. Hamilton, Ph.D., J.D.
Columbus, Ohio

Carl Arnold
Member, Park Slope Greens and
New York State Green Party

Daniel E. Bender
NYU, Ph.D. (History, 2001)
Canada Research Chair in Urban History
University of Toronto

Dr. John Marsh
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

Joseph A. McCartin
Georgetown University

Mathieu Brûlé
University of Ottawa

Devorah Tarrow Carduner
NYU alum

Carl Lindskoog
Department of History
Queens College CUNY

Norman Markowitz
Rutgers University

Hugo du Coudray, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Psychology
Portland State University

Deborah Cohen, Ph.D.
Daniel Lukas
Missouri State University

Henry Foner
Retired President, Fur, Leather and Machine
Workers Union
President, The Paul Robeson Foundation

Dr. David Palmer, Senior Lecturer
American Studies, Social Sciences
Flinders University
Adelaide, Australia

Ned Bertz
University of Iowa

Jonathan Sterne
Associate Professor
Department of Art History and Communication Studies

Maria Svart
Brooklyn, NY

Sylvia Rackow
Dr. Brian Greenberg
Professor
Monmouth University

Ty Geltmaker, Ph.D.
Los Angeles, CA

Kerry Taylor
(UE) United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers Union, Local 150A
Department of History
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Shirley R. Rausher. Ph.D.(’70)

Rebecca M. Trussell, MA, New School University, 2004

Susan Thorne
Associate Professor
Department of History
Duke University

Eric Fure-Slocum

Stephen Kantrowitz
Associate Professor, History
University of Wisconsin-Madison

David McMurray
Chair, Anthropology Dept.
Oregon State University

David H. Serlin, Ph.D. (NYU ’99)
Assistant Professor, Communication
University of California at San Diego

Stephen Leberstein
Professor of History (retired)
The City College of New York
Member Professional Staff Congress AFT # 2334

Anna Marie Smith
Associate Professor of Government
Cornell University

Marc Stein, Associate Professor
Department of History
York University

Alex Urquhart
Ph.D. Student in American Studies, University of Minnesota
Managing Editor for the Queer Twin Cities Book Project

Ryan Murphy
Co-Chair
Twin Cities Northwest Workers Solidarity Committee
Ph.D. Student
Department of American Studies
University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Freeman
Associate Professor of English
University of California, Davis

Kathleen McHugh
Associate Professor
Department of English
University of California, Los Angeles

Judith Butler
Maxine Elliot Professor
University of California/Berkeley

Fredric Jameson
William A. Lane Professor of Comparative Literature
Duke University

Joan W. Scott
Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Talal Asad
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
CUNY Graduate Center

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities
Columbia

Paul Gilroy
Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory
London School of Economics

Donna Haraway
Professor of History of Consciousness
University of California/Santa Cruz

Immanuel Wallerstein
Professor of Sociology
Yale

Etienne Balibar
Professor of Political Philosophy
Université de Paris, Nanterre

Stuart Ewen
Distinguished Professor in History and Sociology
CUNY Graduate Center

Richard Flacks
Sociology
University of California/Santa Barbara

Jill Lane
Assistant Professor of American Studies and Theatre
Yale University

Elaine Tyler May
Professor of American Studies and History
University of Minnesota

Michael Steven Smith
lawyer

Peter Marcuse
Professor of Urban Planning
Columbia

Gillian Hart
Professor of Geography and Chair, Development Studies
University of California/Berkeley

Derek Gregory
Distinguished University Professor, Geography
University of British Columbia

Don Mitchell
Macarthur Fellow, Professor and Chair of Geography
Syracuse University

Sandi Cooper
Professor Emerita of History
CUNY

Craig Greenman
Assistant Professor of Humanities
Colby-Sawyer College

Stefanie Lopez-Boy
NOW LDEF

Sonya Michel
Professor of History
University of Maryland and Fellow
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Jesse Lemisch
Professor Emeritus of History
John Jay College

John F. Stephens
Executive Director
American Studies Association

David M. Halperin
W. H. Auden Collegiate Professor of English
University of Michigan

Marv Waterstone
Geography
University of Arizona

Pete Daniel
Curator, National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution

Ethan Lowenstein, NYU PhD 2003
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Eastern Michigan University

Barbara Ransby
Professor of History
University of Illinois/Chicago

Stephen Kantrowitz
Associate Professor of History
University of Wisconsin/Madison

James Green
Professor of History and Labor Studies
University of Massachusetts/Boston

Carole Joffe
Professor of Sociology
University of California/Davis

David McMurray
Chair of Anthropology
Oregon State University

Gabriel Piterberg
Alastair Horne Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Associate Professor of History, UCLA

Elliot G. Mishler
Professor of Social Psychology
Harvard Medical School

Marcus Rediker
Professor of History
University of Pittsburgh

Nancy Folbre
Professor of Economics
University of Massachusetts

Tim Tyson
Professor of African American Studies
University of Wisconsin/Madison
Visiting Professor of American Christianity and Southern Culture
Duke University

Paul Sutter
Associate Professor of History
University of Georgia

Renate Bridenthal
Professor Emerita of History
Brooklyn College

John Bruni
Assistant Professor of English
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Tovah P. Klein
Director, Barnard College Center for Toddler Development
Department of Psychology
Barnard College

Ian Hansen
University of British Columbia

Susan Englander
Assistant Editor, Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project

Gwen Moore
State Representative
Wisconsin

Sarah Deutsch
Chair, Department of History
Duke University

Jen Schneider
Nature and Human Values
Colorado School of Mines

Michele Mason
Institute for International Studies
Stanford

Philip T.Niesser
Chair, Department of Politics
SUNY-Potsdam

Michael Schwartz
Professor of Sociology
Director, College of Global Studies
SUNY-Stonybrook

Corey Robin
Associate Professor of Politics
Queens College

Eileen Boris
Hull Professor of Women’s Studies
University of California/Santa Barbara

Mark D. Naison
Professor of History
Fordham University

James Hatley
Philosophy
Salisbury University

Sarah Kaiksow
Law
Oxford University

Larry G. Gerber
1st Vice-President, AAUP
Professor of History
Auburn University

SooJin Pate
University of Minnesota

Sarah C. Chambers
Associate Professor of History
University of Minnesota

Virginia Ravenscroft-Scott
Harvard University

Aysha Fatima

Patricia Morton

Sacha Crittenden

Elizabeth Jameson
Imperial Oil & Lincoln McKay
Professor of History and American Studies
University of Calgary

Peter Cole
History
Western Illinois University

Helen Charters
Senior Tutor in Linguistics
Auckland University

Dexter Arnold

Jon Curtiss
Organizer, AFT, AFL-CIO

Nitin Govil NYU PhD 2005
Assistant Professor of Communications
University of California/San Diego,

Ranjani Mazumdar NYU PhD 2000

James L. Secor

Anna Marie Smith
Associate Professor of Government
Cornell University

Thomas W. Volscho, Jr.
Sociology
University of Connecticut

Marc Stein
Associate Professor of History
York University, Toronto

Laura Briggs
Associate Professor of Anthropology
University of Arizona

Cindi Katz
Environmental Psychology
CUNY Graduate Center

Jon Wiener
Professor of History
University of California/Irvine

Claudia Koonz
Professor of History
Duke University

Bruce Robbins
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia

Ashley Dawson
Center for the Humanities
CUNY Graduate Center

Ruben Flores
University of California/Berkeley

Hugh Lusk
Lecturer, Department of Planning
Auckland University

Jan R. Lambertz
Associate Editor, Eleanor Roosevelt Papers
George Washington University

Zoe Lake
University of California/Berkeley

Jessica Johnson
American Civilization
Brown University

Arthur MacEwan, Chair
Department of Economics
University of Massachusetts/Boston

Hester Eisenstein
Professor of Sociology
Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center

Hector L. Delgado
Sociology and Anthropology
University of La Verne, California

Bill Mullen
Professor of English
Purdue

Van Gosse
Professor of History
Franklin and Marshall College

Atina Grossmann
Professor of History
Cooper Union

Lisa Wedeen
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Chicago

Steve Leberstein
Professor of History Emeritus
CUNY City College

Chad Allen Goldberg
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin/Madison

Mark Kesselman
Professor of Political Science
Columbia University

Nan D. Hunter
Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School

Sandra Addickes
NYU PhD

Peter Ranes
Professor Emeritus
CUNY

Michael Bader
Sociology
University of Michigan

Joel LeFevre

Dr. Philip T. Neisser
Chair, Department of Politics
SUNY Potsdam

Stefanie Lopez-Boy
Member of UAW 2320

Chad Alan Goldberg
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin

Jane Buck
President
AAUP

Barbara Weinstein
Professor of History, University of Maryland
President-Elect (2006)
American Historical Association

Norma Field
Robert S. Ingersoll Professor, Japanese Studies
The University of Chicago

Ron Eglash
Associate Professor
Science and Technology Studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Jeff Ballinger

Julia Mickenberg
Assistant Professor of American Studies
University of Texas at Austin

Ryan Murphy
Co-Chair
Twin Cities Northwest Workers Solidarity Committee
Ph.D. Student
Department of American Studies
University of Minnesota

Andrew Urban
Graduate Student in History
University of Minnesota

Slavoj Zizek
Co-Director
International Center for Humanities
Birkbeck College, University of London

Tia Kolbaba
Assistant Professor, Department of Religion
Director, Modern Greek Studies Program
Rutgers University

Allen M. Howard
Professor of History
Rutgers University

Alex Urquhart
Ph.D. Student in American Studies
University of Minnesota

Elizabeth Freeman
Associate Professor of English
University of California, Davis

Kathleen McHugh
Associate Professor
Department of English
University of California, Los Angeles

Andreas Huyssen
The Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature
Columbia University

Cindi Katz
Environmental Psychology Program
CUNY Graduate Center

Carol Duncan
Professor Emerita
Ramapo College of NJ

Alan Wald
Professor of American Culture
University of Michigan

Tyler Curtain
Department of English and American Literature
University of North Carolina

Fred Moten
Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity
University of Southern California

Adrian Rifkin FRSA
Professor of Visual Culture
School of Arts
Middlesex University UK

Jeremy Stolow
Department of Sociology &
Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
McMaster University

Felice Lifshitz
Professor of History
Florida International University

Melani McAlister
Associate Professor of American Studies and International Affairs
George Washington University

Amy Dru Stanley
Associate Professor of History
University of Chicago

Robert K. Massie
Pulitzer Prize winning author

Kathryn Burns
Associate Professor of History
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Tani Barlow
Professor of History & Women’s Studies
University of Washington

Ken Kawashima NYU PhD
Asst. Professor of History & East Asian Studies
University of Toronto

Bryna Goodman
Associate Professor of History
University of Oregon

Miranda Massie
NYU LAW alumna
Civil Rights Lawyer

Laikwan Pang
Assoc. Professor of Cultural & Religious Studies
Chinese University of Hong Kong

David Chioni Moore, PhD
Associate Professor and Incoming Chair
International Studies Department
Associate Professor of English
Macalester College

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