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Ron Hayduk’s research on American politics centers on political participation, voting rights, social movements, urban politics, race, and immigration. His books include Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the United States (Routledge, 2006), Gatekeepers to the Franchise: Shaping Election Administration in New York (Northern Illinois University Press 2005), From ACT UP to the WTO: Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization (co-editor with Benjamin Shepard ,Verso 2002), and Democracy’s Moment: Reforming the American Political System in the Twenty First Century (co-editor, with Kevin Mattson, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002). Formerly a social worker, Hayduk was the Coordinator of the New York City Voter Assistance Commission and consulted to policy organizations (Demos, NAACP, Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change). Before joining the Political Science Department at SFSU, Hayduk taught political science at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY), where he received his Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center. Hayduk is currently co-editing a book anthology tentatively title, “Immigrants in a Global City: The Case of Queens, New York." Hayduk is a Co-Founder of the New York Coalition to Expand Voting Rights and the Immigrant Voting Project, a member of the North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board, and a Board member of the journal Socialism and Democracy.