Zachary J. McKenney
I received a BA in political science and sociology from Emory and Henry College and a MA in sociology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology with a concentration in Political Economy and Globalization. My research interests include anti-systemic movements, critical theory, race, and qualitative methods.
Anti-Systemic Movements, Critical Theory, Race/Ethnicity, and Qualitative Methods
- Sociology 110 Social Justice/Social Problems
- Sociology 120 Introduction to Sociology
- “A Critical Assessment of Wallerstein’s Anti-Systemic Movements in the West and the Rest.” The Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference. San Francisco, California.
- “‘Solidarity is a Hard Sell’: A Qualitative Analysis of Labor Union Organizing Strategies.”Southern Sociological Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
- “Who Supports Labor? Racial Differences in Labor Union Campaigns.” Southern Demographic Association Annual Conference, Montgomery, Alabama.
- “Theoretical Antecedents of Labor Union Formation in the States.” Public Sociology Graduate Conference. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
- “Portrait of a Tipping Point: Karl Marx on the Eve of Capitalist Crisis.” Emory and Henry College and University of Virginia at Wise Research Symposium, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia.
- 2013-2014 - Graduate Research Associate—Managing Editor, Population Research and Policy Review.
- 2012-2013 - Graduate Teaching Associate—University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Department of Sociology.
- American Sociological Association
- Society for the Study of Social Problems
- Southern Sociological Society
- Southern Demographic Association
- United Campus Workers-Communication Workers of America Local 3865