Ron Hayduk

Ron Hayduk
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Ron Hayduk’s research examines political participation and immigration in American politics, including Immigrant Crossroads: Globalization, Incorporation, and Placemaking in Queens, New York (co-edited, Temple University Press, 2020), “Migration and Inequality: A Structural Approach” Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Vol. 12, No. 1 (2020), Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the United States (Routledge), Gatekeepers to the Franchise: Shaping Election Administration in New York (Cornell University Press), From ACT UP to the WTO: Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization (with Benjamin Shepard, Verso). Hayduk co-edited a symposium entitled “Xenophobia, Belonging and Agency: Citizenship in Immigrant America” (with Marcela García-Castañon) in New Political Science (2018) and co-authored an essay with an SFSU PLSI major entitled, "Noncitizen Voting Rights in the Global Era: a Literature Review and Analysis" in the Journal of International Migration and Integration (2019). Hayduk’s writing also appears in Calmatters, the Los Angeles Times, Jacobin, Socialism and Democracy, Radical Teacher, and other venues. Formerly a social worker in foster care and mental health, Hayduk was the Coordinator of the New York City Voter Assistance Commission, consulted to policy organizations (Demos, NAACPLDF, Aspen Institute), and taught at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and Queens College (CUNY) where he received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) until 2016 before joining the faculty at SFSU. Hayduk is a member of the editorial board of Socialism and Democracy, serves on the North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board, the political action committee of the California Faculty Association at SFSU, and remains active in campaigns for economic and social justice.