Peter Ikeler

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Associate Professor
New Academic Building
Courses Taught
  • Sociology of Work
  • Sociological Theory I & II
  • Research Methods I & II
  • Senior Seminar
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Ph.D. 2013. Sociology. Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • M.A. 2009. European Culture and Economy. Ruhr University Bochum (Germany)
  • B.A. 2007. Philosophy. New York University. summa cum laude.
Research Interests
  • Labor and Labor Movements
  • Class and Inequality
  • Political Economy
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2016. HARD SELL: WORK AND RESISTANCE IN RETAIL CHAINS (ILR/Cornell University Press).
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2020. "Labor Relations and the Overdose Crisis in the United States." ADDICTION RESEARCH AND THEORY.
  • Gasparri, Stefano, Peter Ikeler and Giovanna Fullin. 2019. “Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA." EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2019. “Precarity’s Prospect: Contingent Control and Union Renewal in the Retail Sector." CRITICAL SOCIOLOGY.
  • Ikeler, Peter and Laura Limonic. 2018. "Middle Class Decline? The Growth of Professional Managers in the Neoliberal Era." THE SOCIOLOGICAL QUARTERLY.
  • Ikeler, Peter and Jillian Crocker. 2018. "The Continuity of Work: Class Consciousness in Service and Non-Service Jobs." ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY.
  • Ikeler, Peter and Giovanna Fullin. 2018. "Training to Empower: A Decade of the Retail Action Project." JOURNAL OF LABOR AND SOCIETY.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2018. "Precarity's Prospect: Contingent Control and Union Renewal in the Retail Sector." CRITICAL SOCIOLOGY.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2016. "Deskilling Emotional Labour: Evidence from Department Store Retail." WORK, EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIETY.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2014. "Infusing Craft Identity into a Noncraft Industry: The Retail Action Project" in Milkman and Ott (eds), NEW LABOR IN NEW YORK (Cornell University Press).
  • Monaghan, David and Peter Ikeler. 2014. "Global Centrality and Income Inequality in US Metropolitan Areas: A Test of Two Hypotheses." SOCIOLOGICAL FOCUS.
  • Milkman, Ruth, Ana Luz Gonzalez and Peter Ikeler. 2012. "Wage and Hour Violations in Urban Labour Markets." INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS JOURNAL.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2011. "Workers' Power in the Global City? Lessons from Three New York Transit Strikes." LABOR STUDIES JOURNAL.
  • Ikeler, Peter. 2011. "Organizing Retail: Ideas for Labor's Ongoing Challenge." JOURNAL OF LABOR AND SOCIETY.