Dan Katz, Ph.D.

Daniel Katz is Interim Associate Director of Worker Education at the Murphy Institute, CUNY.  He was Vice President of Academic Affairs at Metropolitan College of New York and Professor of History and Provost of the National Labor College. Prior to the National Labor College, he was an Associate Professor of History at the State University of New York, Empire State College, where he was also chair of the Master of Arts in Policy Studies program. Katz is the author and editor of numerous books and articles, including his book, All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism published in 2011, and an anthology called Labor Rising: The Past and Future of Working People in America, published in 2012. He is a contributing editor of Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, the official journal of the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA).  Dan Katz has been an organizer and union representative with the Service Employees International Union, the United Auto Workers, the American Federation of Teachers, and Doctors Council of New York City.  He earned his PhD in history at Rutgers University.