Daniel Faber

Professor of Sociology
Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Northeastern University

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California at Santa Cruz, December, 1989

Phone: 617-373-2878
Office: 509 Holmes Hall
Email: d.faber@neu.edu
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Areas of Research/Interest:

• Political Economy and Economic Crisis Theory
• Environmental Sociology
• Globalization
• Classical and Contemporary Sociology Theory
• Environmental Justice
• Social Movements
• Sociology of Philanthropy
• Climate Justice

Selected Publications

Daniel Faber, Capitalizing on Environmental Injustice: The Polluter-Industrial Complex in the Age of Globalization (MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).

Daniel Faber and Deborah McCarthy (eds.), Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Popular Movements (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).

Daniel Faber (ed.), The Struggle for Ecological Democracy: Environmental Justice Movements in the United States (New York: Guilford Press, 1998).

Daniel Faber, “Environment Under Fire: Imperialism and the Ecological Crisis in Central America” (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1993).

External Affiliations:

• Elected Board Member and Founding Member, Alliance for a Health Tomorrow (AHT), a coalition of citizens, scientists, health professionals, and environmentalists working to implement a precautionary and preventive approach to environmental policy in Massachusetts (Spring 2001-present)
• Board Member of the Massachusetts Environmental Justice Alliance (MEJA)
• Editorial Board Member of Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: A Journal of Socialist Ecology, (Fall 1988-present).
• Contributing Reviewer on environmental issues for Environmental Health Perspectives.
• An Editor with Latin American Perspectives

Courses Taught Undergraduate:

• Current Social Thought
• SOCL 1246 Environment and Sociology | Syllabi | Syllabi
• SOCL 1210 Class, Power, and Social Change
• Environmental Justice Politics

Courses Taught Graduate:

• SOCL 7200 Classical Sociological Theory
• SOCL 7201 Contemporary Sociology Theory
• Foundations in Sociological Thought
• SOCL 7232 Political Economy of Capitalism
• SOCL 7230 Political Ecology of Global Capitalism | Syllabi
• Capitalism, Nature, Socialism
• SOCL 7673 M.A. Writing Course