Daniel Gilbert

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Dan Gilbert specializes in U.S. labor and cultural history. Current research interests include the history of public employee unionism and the role of sports in the American workplace.

Research Interests

Modern U.S. History
Labor History
Cultural History
Sports History


Ph.D., Yale University
B.A., Wesleyan University


John T. Dunlop Scholar Award, Labor & Employment Relations Association
Baseball Research Award, Society for American Baseball Research

Office Address

School of Labor & Employment Relations
Room 207
504 E. Armory Ave., M/C 504
Champaign, IL 61820

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Research Output 2013 2018

Consuming Athletic Labor: A Special Issue of JSSI

Gilbert, D., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 42, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


The Gridiron and the Gray Flannel Suit: NFL Football and the Modern U.S. Workplace

Gilbert, D., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 42, 2, p. 132-148 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

professional sports
human capital
capitalist society
popular culture
culture industry
labor movement
intellectual work