Ron Hayduk

Ron Hayduk

Professor
Phone: (415) 338-1720
Email: rhayduk@sfsu.edu
Location: HUM 226

Ron Hayduk teaches courses about American politics that examine immigration, inequality, political participation and social movements. Hayduk’s published books include Immigrant Crossroads: Globalization, Incorporation, and Placemaking in Queens, New York (co-edited, Temple University Press), 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), Democracy’s Moment: Reforming the American Political System for the 21st Century (co-edited, Rowman & Littlefield), and From ACT UP to the WTO: Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization (co-edited, Verso).  

Hayduk has published articles in the Journal of American Ethnic HistoryNew Political ScienceCosmopolitan Civil Societies, the Journal of International Migration and IntegrationSocialism and Democracy, and Dialectical Anthropology. Hayduk’s work also appears in popular venues such as CalmattersJacobin, and the Los Angeles Times, and his research has been covered by the Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, TIME, CNN, the Nation, and other news networks. Hayduk’s research projects include a study of Participatory Budgeting in the Bay Area jurisdictions and a policy brief about immigrant voting laws and practices in San Francisco. He is currently working on a book about migration and inequality. 

Formerly a social worker, Hayduk previously worked in government in New York City, consulted to policy organizations (Demos, Aspen Institute), and served as an expert witness in court cases (NAACPLDF, Brennan Center).  Hayduk serves on the Board of the North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board, the Editorial Board of Socialism and Democracy, and the Executive Council of the Western Political Science Association. Hayduk obtained his Ph.D. from the City University of New York (CUNY) and taught at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and Queens College (CUNY) before coming to SFSU in 2016.