Daniel A. Gilbert

 Daniel Gilbert

Contact Information

School of Labor & Employment Relations
Room 207
504 E. Armory Ave., M/C 504
Champaign, IL 61820
Associate Professor
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Dan Gilbert specializes in U.S. labor and cultural history. Current research interests include the history of public employee unionism and the role of sports in the American workplace.

Research Interests

  • Modern U.S. History
  • Labor History
  • Cultural History
  • Sports History


  • Ph.D., Yale University
  • B.A., Wesleyan University

Distinctions / Awards

  • John T. Dunlop Scholar Award, Labor & Employment Relations Association
  • Baseball Research Award, Society for American Baseball Research

Selected Publications


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Expanding the Strike Zone: Baseball in the Age of Free Agency University of Massachusetts Press 2013.