Stanley Aronowitz

American academic and cultural critic (1933–2021)

Stanley Aronowitz (January 6, 1933 – August 16, 2021) was an American academic and sociologist. He taught cultural studies, and urban education at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He was also a political activist and cultural critic.[8]

Stanley Aronowitz
Stanley Aronowitz by David Shankbone
Born(1933-01-06)January 6, 1933[1]
DiedAugust 16, 2021(2021-08-16) (aged 88)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationProfessor, editor, activist
TitleDistinguished Professor[2]
Spouse(s)Ellen Willis
Academic background
Alma materUnion Graduate School (Ph.D., 1975)
The New School (B.A., 1968)
Brooklyn College (1950)[3]
ThesisTechnology and Labor (1975)
InfluencesC. Wright Mills,[4] Herbert Marcuse[5]
Academic work
DisciplineSociologist, Cultural critic
Sub-disciplineLabor unions in the United States, Education, Technology, Science Studies
InstitutionsUniversity of California at Irvine, Columbia University, City University of New York[6]
Doctoral studentsRandy Martin, Suzanna Danuta Walters, Cornel West[source?]
Notable studentsImmanuel Ness[7]

Aronowitz died on August 16, 2021 in New York City, aged 88.[9]

References Edit

  1. Staff. "Stanley Aronowitz: LC Authority Name File". Library of Congress. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  2. Staff. "Stanley Aronowitz". Faculty - Core Bios. Graduate Center, CUNY. Archived from the original on June 9, 2017. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  3. Aronowitz, Stanley (October 15, 2014). "A 'Post-Political' Labor Movement". In These Times (Interview). Interviewed by David Moberg. Chicago: In These Times and the Institute for Public Affairs. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
  4. Aronowitz, Stanley (August 1, 2012). "InConversation STANLEY ARONOWITZ with Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker". Express (Interview). Interviewed by Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker. Brooklyn, NY: The Brooklyn Rail. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  5. Ward, Tony (May 8, 2013). "Stanley Aronowitz". Tony Ward Education. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016. [Stanley] was deeply influenced by Herbert Marcuse's Eros and Civilisation and One-Dimensional Man and in 1972-3 he met Marcuse who had responded to the manuscript for his first book, the acclaimed False Promises: The Shaping of American Working-Class Consciousness.
  6. Aronowitz, Stanley (2016). "Biography". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  7. Ness, Immanuel (1995). Trade unions and the unemployed: Organizing strategies, conflict, and control (Ph.D.). Graduate Center, CUNY. p. iii. OCLC 1043905373. ProQuest 304187945.
  8. "International Organization for a Participatory Society: Consultative Committee". International Organization for a Participatory Society. Retrieved April 23, 2012.
  9. "Stanley Aronowitz, longtime labor and civil rights activist, dies at 88". Jewish Telegraphic Agency.