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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Sociology
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Dr. Jake Wilson, Associate Professor

Office: PSY-132
Phone: (562) 985-7379

Main Courses:

  • Introduction to Sociology [Soc. 100]
  • Racism, Power, & Inequality [Soc. 436]
  • Modern Sociological Theory [Soc. 357]

Research Interests:

  • Race, Racism, and Labor; Racialized Divisions in the Working-Class; Logistics; Unions and Workers Movements; Whiteness; Masculinities; Environmental Justice

Program Affiliations:


  • A.A., Mount San Antonio College, 1999
  • B.S. (magna cum laude), Conservation & Resource Studies, UC Berkeley, 2001
  • M.A., Ph.D., Sociology, UC Riverside, 2008

Selected publications: 



Other Publications:

  • Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake. 2013. “Logistics Revolution (in shipping).” SAGE Sociology of Work Encyclopedia, edited by Vicki Smith and Geoffrey Golson.
  • Alimahomed, Sabrina and Jake Alimahomed-Wilson. 2009. “Protest as Embodied State Practices: An Examination of Hegemonic and Counter-Hegemonic Protest Tactics.” Perspectives on Anarchist Theory.


  • 2015-2016  Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award. California State University, Long Beach.
  • 2015 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Mentorship Award. California State University, Long Beach.
  • 2014 Most Inspiring Professor, CSULB Alumni Association. California State University, Long Beach.
  • 2013 Enhancing Education Through Technology (3ET) Award, Flipping the Classroom Stipend. California State University, Long Beach.
  • 2013 Faculty Mentoring Award, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). California State University, Long Beach.
  • 2012 Labor Ignites Featured Scholar. The Dolores Huerta Labor Institute. Los Angeles Community College.