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Eric Blanc

  • Assistant Professor, Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER)
Labor Education Center, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520

Ph.D., New York University

Curriculum Vitae - CV (PDF)

  • Unionization methods 

  • Digital technologies and organizing strategy

  • Labor strikes

  • Comparative working-class politics

Eric Blanc researches new workplace organizing, digital labor activism, strikes, and working-class politics. His forthcoming book We Are the Union: How Worker-to-Worker Organizing is Revitalizing Labor and Winning Big (University of California Press, 2025) analyzes the growth of worker-to-worker organizing in the US since early 2020.

Author of the books Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics (Verso 2019) and Revolutionary Social Democracy: Working-Class Politics Across the Russian Empire, 1882-1917 (Brill 2021), his research has appeared in journals such as Politics & Society, New Labor Forum, and Labor Studies Journal as well as publications such as The Nation, The Guardian, and Jacobin.

A longtime organizer in public education and labor movements, Blanc is a trainer in the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee.