Heather Gautney is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Fordham University, Lincoln Center. She has authored books and articles on politics and a variety of social movements, including Occupy Wall Street, the Alternative Globalization Movement, the Anti-Iraq War Movement, and the World Social Forum. Current research projects include (1) Occupy Wall Street, and (2) current economic trends in the film industry and their implications for the future of labor market regulation in entertainment and beyond. Dr. Gautney is a member of the Social Text collective (see www.socialtextjournal.org) and the Advisory Board of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the CUNY Graduate Center (see http://web.gc.cuny.edu/pcp/). For a review of Dr. Gautney's current research, click here.
Gautney, H., Op-Ed: "Why Occupy Wall Street wants nothing to do with our politicians." The Washington Post
online. Nation: Onleadership. October 21, 2011.
Gautney, H., Op-Ed: What is Occupy Wall Street? The history of leaderless movements." The Washington Post
online. Nation: Onleadership. October 10, 2011.
Gautney, H., and Akim D. Reinhardt. 2010. "The imperial coin." Peace and Change 35(1):146-163.
Gautney, H. 2009. "State." Social Text 27(3/100):242-245. doi: 10.1215/01642472-2009-047
Gautney, H. 2009. “Between Anarchism and Autonomist Marxism.” WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and
Society 12(3):467-487. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-4580.2009.00249.x
Gautney, H. 2009. "The Globalization Movement and World Social Forum: From Protest to Politics." In Engaging
Social Justice: Critical Studies of 21st Century Transformation, David Fasenfest, ed., pp. 135-160. Brill,
Gautney, H. 2009. "Contesting Neoliberal Globalization and State Sovereignty.” In Globalisation and the
Prospects of Critical Reflection, Jung Min Choi and John W. Murphy, eds. Aakar Press, New Delhi.
Gautney, H. 2009. "Is Another State Possible?" and "Rethinking Activism and the State." In Democracy and the
State in the Struggle for Global Justice. Heather Gautney, Omar Dahbour, and Ashley
Dawson, and Neil Smith, eds. Routledge, New York.
Gautney, H., and Akim D. Reinhardt. 2007. “Les deux faces de la médaille impériale.” La Pensée 350:33-42 (in
Gautney, H. 2007. “Political Organization on the Global Left.” Berkeley Journal of Sociology 51:150-182.
Gautney, H. 2005. "The World Social Forum: from protest to politics?" Situations: Project of the Radical
Gautney, H., and Michael Hardt, 2005. “Divenire politico: movimenti contro la guerra negli Stati Uniti" [Becoming
Political: The U.S. Anti-War Movement]. In Affinità sovversive: I movimenti sociali americani nella guerra
globale [Subversive Affinities: U.S. Social Movements]. Derive Approdi, Rome (in Italian).
Ducey, Ariel, H. Gautney, and Dominic Wetzel. 2003. “Regulating Affective Labor: Communications Skills
Training in the Health CareIndustry.” Research in the Sociology of Work 12:49-72, David Bills, ed.,
Aronowitz, Stanley, and H. Gautney, 2003. “The debate about globalization: an introduction.” In Implicating
Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order, S. Aronowitz and H. Gautney, eds,
pp. xi-xxx. Basic Books, NY.
Gautney, H. 2003. “The globalization of violence in the 21st century: Israel, Palestine, and the War on Terror.” In
Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order, S. Aronowitz and H.
Gautney, eds, pp. 65-82. Basic Books, NY.
Gautney, H., and Franco Barchiesi. 2003. “Vieques O Muerte: Transnational Movement and the Politics of
Diaspora.” Derive Approdi (in Italian).
Gautney, H., and Michael Hardt. 2003. "An underground river: America is opposed." Global Magazine (in Italian).