Daniel Faber

Professor of Sociology
Director of Undergraduate Programs and 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