504 E. Armory Ave., M/C 504
Champaign, IL 61820
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.
Modern U.S. History
Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., Wesleyan University
John T. Dunlop Scholar Award, Labor & Employment Relations Association
Baseball Research Award, Society for American Baseball Research
Additional Campus Affiliations
Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Gilbert, D. A. (2018). Consuming Athletic Labor: A Special Issue of JSSI. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 42(3). https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723518771401
Gilbert, D. (2018). The Gridiron and the Gray Flannel Suit: NFL Football and the Modern U.S. Workplace. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 42(2), 132-148. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193723518756850
Gilbert, D. A. (2013). Expanding the strike zone: Baseball in the age of free agency. University of Massachusetts.
Gilbert, D. (2013). The generation of public intellectuals: Corporate universities, graduate employees and the academic labor movement. Labor Studies Journal, 38(1), 32-46. https://doi.org/10.1177/0160449X13490407