Labor, environmental politics & history, social theories of nature
Thomas Gepts is a graduate student in sociology (2019 cohort) and a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at UC Berkeley. His primary interests lie at the intersection of environmental sociology and the sociology of work and labor. He has previously studied the internal politics of labor unions and racial and class formation in labor. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, he worked as a research coordinator at NYU’s Department of Population Health, where he managed two projects studying community-level chronic disease prevention and management.