B.A., Harvard University Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Social and economic history, 19th-century France, French revolutions, European working class, historical methods, worker's autobiographies, social movements
ACLS Fellowship Guggenheim Fellowship NEH Fellowship Fellow of the French Institut d'Etudes Avancées and the Collegium de Lyon
The Insurgent Barricade. Berkeley: U.C. Press, 2010.
Repertoires and Cycles of Collective Action, ed. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1995.
The French Worker: Autobiographies from the Early Industrial Era, ed. and tr. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.
Armies of the Poor: Determinants of Working-Class Participation in the Parisian Insurrection of June 1848. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1985. With new introduction, New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2002.
Emile Durkheim on Institutional Analysis, ed. and tr. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978. Paperback edition, 1994.