Eric Bjorklund

Ph.D. Student

Eric is a Ph.D candidate in sociology at the University of Arizona. He specializes in stratification/inequality, political economy, and political sociology. At present he is using a mixed methods approach to analyze the social and political consequences of rising economic insecurity among white working class men in the United States over the last generation. He has an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Arizona (2012) and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Arizona (2009).

Dissertation Title: "Up Against an (Imaginary) Wall? The Socio-Political Consequences of Rising Economic Insecurity amongst White Working-Class Men”

Dissertation Committee: Joseph Galaskiewicz (Co-Chair), Lane Kenworthy (Co-Chair, UC San Diego), Erin Leahy, Jennifer Carlson