Nelson Lichtenstein

Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Nelson Lichtenstein is a professor of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

He is an expert on U.S. labor, political economy and social thought.

Mr. Lichtenstein has written five books, including most recently, “State of the Union: A Century of American Labor.” He has also edited several publications, among them “Wal-Mart: Template for 21st Century Capitalism?”

Mr. Lichtenstein is a fellow at the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. He was awarded the Philip Taft Prize for the Best Book in Labor History in 2003.

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