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Evjue Bascom Professor


Joint appointment: Community and Environmental Sociology 
Office location: 312 Agricultural Hall
Office hours:
Monday: 9-11 in 3327 Sterling Hall
Monday: 11-12 in 312 Agricultural Hall
Thursday: 1-3 in 3327 Sterling Hall
Office phone: (608) 890-9348
Curriculum Vita

Jane L. Collins is Professor of Community & Environmental Sociology and Gender & Women's Studies.  Her research on gender and labor in the Americas has focused on family farms in Peru, the commercial agricultural sector in Brazil, the apparel industry in the U.S. and Mexico and the low wage service sector in the U.S. 

Gender & Women's Studies Courses:

GWS 640: Capstone Seminar in Gender & Women’s Studies

Selected Publications:  

Both Hands Tied: Welfare Reform and the Race to the Bottom in the Low-Wage Labor Market (with Victoria Mayer), Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Threads: Gender, Labor and Power in the Global Apparel Industry, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

New Landscapes of Inequality: Neoliberalism and the Erosion of Democracy in America, (coedited with Micaela di Leonardo and Brett Williams), Santa Fe, New Mexico: School for Advanced Research Press, 2008.