Organizing Team

Conference Program Committee

  1. Joseph Varga
  2. Sarah Bailey, Program Administrator, Indiana University Department of Labor Studies
  3. Laura Bucci, Indiana University Department of Political Science
  4. Charles Davis, Indiana University Department of Labor Studies
  5. Lessie Jo Frazier, Indiana University Department of American Studies
  6. Scott Henkel, University of Wyoming Department of English
  7. Gary Jones, American International College, Department of History
  8. Alex Lichtenstein, Indiana University Department of History
  9. Bruce McCallister, Indiana University School of Social Work
  10. Micol Siegel, Indiana University Department of American Studies
  11. Debbie Warnock, SUNY Cortland Department of Sociology, United States


The Working Class Studies Association was formed in 2003 to promote the study of working-class people and their culture. The WCSA is a group made up of academics, activists, teachers, writers, poets, journalists, practitioners, students, artists and a wide range of others interested in developing the field of working-class studies. Use this form to become a member.

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
IU Labor Studies Department
IU School of Social Work
IU College of Arts and Humanities Institute
IU Cinema
IU Dept. of English
IU Dept. of History
South Central Indiana Jobs with Justice

Sources of Support

IUScholarWorks is a service of the Indiana University Libraries to support open scholarship at Indiana University. The Libraries provide server space and support for Open Conferences Systems (OCS), an open-source solution for managing conferences and hosting conference proceedings. They support open access journals and IU's institutional repository as well.

Technical Specialists:
Richard Higgins, Indiana University Libraries
Rod Baradaran, Indiana University