Jillian Crocker

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor

Phone: 

(516)628-5015

E-mail: 

crockerj@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

2037

Courses taught: 

  • Family & Society
  • Gender & Society
  • Policing Bodies
  • Research Methods I
  • Sociological Theory I & II
  • Senior Seminar

Education: 

  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Massachusetts - Amherst (2014)
  • Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies
  • B.A. University of Richmond

Research interests: 

  • Inequality; Gender & Work; Labor & Labor Movements; Race, Gender, & Class; Teaching & Learning

Select publications & presentations: 

  • Crocker, Jillian. 2019. “‘We Will Handle It Ourselves’: The Micropolitics of Resistance in Low-Wage Care Work.” Sociological Perspectives.
  • Ikeler, Peter and Jillian Crocker. 2018. “The Continuity of Work: Class Consciousness in Service and Non- Service Jobs.” Economic and Industrial Democracy.
  • Crocker, Jillian. 2017. “Dupe, Schemer, Mother: Navigating Agency and Constraint at Work.” Studies in Symbolic Interaction. 
  • Crocker, Jillian. 2016. “Individual Constraint and Group Solidarity: Marginalized Mothers and the Paradox of Family Responsibility,” in Courpasson and Vallas (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Resistance.
  • Crocker, Jillian and Dan Clawson. 2012. “Buying Time: Gendered Patterns in Union Contracts.” Social Problems. *Finalist for 2013 Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research