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Prof. Sofya Aptekar’s Recent Publications

Prof. Sofya Aptekar recently joined SLU after spending six years teaching  in sociology and critical ethnic and community studies at UMass Boston. And she’s had a busy summer publishing articles and presenting papers. Here’s some of what she’s been up to:

Welcome, Prof. Aptekar!

Taking It to the Streets! Street Vendors in the New Labor Economy

The Murphy Institute is known for its public programming, bringing thinkers, leaders and policymakers together to discuss the issues vital to making change in our city and our world. 

Watch Javier Valdez, Co-Executive Director, Make the Road New York and Diana Robinson, Campaign & Education Coordinator, Food Chain Workers Alliance discuss the prospects and challenges of organizing food vendors.