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Augustus C Wood

Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801

Research Interests

20th Century African American Urban History with a specialization in race, political economy, social movements, and gentrification.  

Additional Campus Affiliations

Assistant Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Assistant Professor, History

Recent Publications

Dickson, A., & Wood, A. C. (2023). The state of tipped work in Chicago – Findings from surveys of restaurant and bar employees in 2022. In City of Chicago Tipped Worker Report (pp. 4-85)

Wood, A. C. (2022). Toward a Theory of Super-Exploitation: The Subproletariat, Harold “Hal” Baron, and the Crisis of the Political Economy of Black Labor. Labor Studies Journal, 47(4), 462-487.

Wood, A. C. (2019). The Crisis of the Black Worker, the U.S. Labor Movement, and Democracy for All. Labor Studies Journal, 44(4), 396-402.

Cha-Jua, S., & Wood, A. C. (2018). McKissick, Floyd B., Sr. (1922-1991). In A. Umoja, K. L. Standford, & J. A. Young (Eds.), Black Power Encyclopedia: From "Black is Beautiful" to Urban Uprisings (J-Z ed., Vol. 2, pp. 509-519). ABC-CLIO.

Cha-Jua, S. K., & Wood, A. C. (2018). McKissick, Floyd B., Sr. (1922-1991). In Black Power Encyclopedia: From “Black is Beautiful” to Urban Uprisings (pp. 510-520). Bloomsbury Publishing Plc..

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