Thomas Gepts

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Thomas Gepts

Research Interests
Labor, collective action, environmental politics & history, social theories of nature

Thomas Gepts is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology who studies labor, collective action, and environmental politics. He has studied the internal politics of labor unions and racial and class formation in labor. He is currently researching environmental justice protests and the historical production of urban environmental inequities. 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.