Trevor Griffey

Unit 18 Faculty

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I'm an historian of 20th century U.S. social movements, with a focus on labor, race, and the U.S. West. Before moving to Southern California, I served as Project Coordinator for the Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project, and was co-author of Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry (Cornell Press, 2011). I've been active in faculty unions since moving to Southern California in 2015, and currently serve as Vice President of Legislation for the University Council-American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT), which represents lecturers and librarians in the University of California system.

Courses Taught

LBR STD 10 - Introduction to Labor and Workplace Studies
LBR STD 101 - Introduction to Labor and Social Movements in Los Angeles
LBR STD 188 - Labor and Public Higher Education: Campus Workers, Working Students, and the Public Good


Labor and Higher Education, Labor History