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Ph.D. - University of Chicago
Eric Hirsch is a distinguished urban sociologist, whose publications have appeared in a variety of journals, including the American Sociological Review. He is the author of Urban Revolt: Ethnic Politics in the Nineteenth Century Labor Movement (University of California Press). Above all, however, he is a tireless advocate for the homeless and spends most of his time outside the classroom in the fight for social justice.
Area(s) of Expertise:
Homelessness, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Disaster, Social Movements
Hirsch, E. (1990) Sacrifice for the cause: Group processes, recruitment, and commitment in a student social movement. American Sociological Review.(55), 243-254.
Hirsch, E. (1990) Urban Revolt: Ethnic Politics in the Nineteenth-Century Chicago Labor Movement . Berkley, CA: University of California Press
Hirsch, E. American Statistical Association. , New Orleans, LA - "Ethnographic Research on Homeless Populations" November, 2012
Hirsch, E. HUD HMIS-HEARTH. , Atlanta, GA - "Reporting on the Rhode Island HMIS Implementation" September, 2010