David Calnitsky, Assistant Professor
PhD, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Calnitsky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Western University. His research interests include work, poverty, social policy, and social theory, and his empirical work has examined the impact of basic income on a range of outcomes, from wages and labor market participation to social stigma and gender dynamics. This work has been published in Socio-economic Review, Sociological Theory, Social Problems, Catalyst, Canadian Review of Sociology, Contexts, and Social Science History. More recently, he has been doing research on the welfare state, collective action, and social change.
Areas of Specialization
- Economic Sociology;
- Social theory;
- Social policy;
- Calnitsky, David and Pilar Gonalons-Pons. 2020. "The Impact of an Experimental Guaranteed Income on Crime and Violence." Social Problems spaa001.
- Calnitsky, David. 2020. "The employer response to the guaranteed annual income." Socio-Economic Review 18(2): 493–517.
- Calnitsky, David. 2019. "The High-Hanging Fruit of the Gender Revolution: A Model of Social Reproduction and Social Change." Sociological Theory 37(1): 35-61.
- Calnitsky, David. 2018. "Structural and individualistic theories of poverty." Sociology Compass 12(12): 1-14.
- Calnitsky, David. 2017. "Debating Basic Income." Catalyst 1(3): 62-91.