David Goutor
Assistant Professor, Labour Studies

David Goutor is an Assistant Professor and the Director at the School of Labour Studies at McMaster University. He teaches a wide variety of subjects, including technology and the future of work, how unions mobilize workers, and theory. The has also led community-engaged education courses - including running Labour Studies' Field Placement course - for many years.

A historian by training, his research explores international labour and left activism, unions and human rights activism, and labour leaders' views on immigration policy. His books include Guarding the Gates: Canadian Labour and Immigration, 1872-1934, Taking Liberties: A History of Human Rights in Canada, and A Chance to Fight Hitler: A Canadian in the Spanish Civil War.

He also conducts research on a number of contemporary labour issues, including the relationship between labour rights and human rights, the living wage, and the basic income guarantee.
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    • IntroductionBulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS). 1-28. 2013