Marc Dixon

Academic Appointments

Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology

I write on unions, social movements, and their impact on corporate and governmental policy. My book Heartland Blues explores conestation over labor rights in the post-WWII U.S. Currently I am researching other non-state attempts to regulate and improve corporate labor and environmental standards.

306D Blunt Hall
HB 6104
B.A. University of Vermont
M.A. Ohio State University
Ph.D. Ohio State University

Selected Publications

Dixon, Marc. 2020. Heartland Blues: Labor Rights in the Industrial Midwest. New York: Oxford University Press.

Yona, L, Dixon, MD, Howarth, RB, Kapuscinski, AR and Virginia, RA. 2020. “Applying a leverage points framework to the United Nations climate negotiations: The (dis)empowerment of youth participants.” Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 8: 36. DOI: 

DiGrazia, Joe and Marc Dixon. “The Conservative Upsurge and Labor Policy in the States.” Work and Occupations

Martin, Andrew W. and Marc Dixon. “The Institutionalization of Anti-Business Protest, 1960-1995.” The Sociological Quarterly