• Bio:

    Howard Lune is an associate professor of sociology and the director of the Graduate Social Research Program at Hunter College. The majority of his research concerns the self-organizing efforts by disenfranchised groups to change the balance of power in a society. He is presently working on a book about the development of Irish nationalism among the American Irish.

  • Recent Publications:
    • 2015 Lune, Howard. “The Test: Ritual as a framing device in the construction of cultural nationalism.” The Irish Journal of Sociology 23(2): 3-28.
    • 2015 Lune, Howard. “Transnational Nationalism: Strategic Action Fields and the Organization of the Fenian Movement.” Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change 38: 3-35.
    • 2013 Chen, Katherine, Howard Lune, and Edward L. Queen. “The ‘Values, culture, and democracy in voluntary and advocacy organizations’ symposium: How values shape and are shaped by organizations.” Nonprofit and Volunteer Sector Quarterly 42.5:856-885.
  • Research Areas: Collective action, Organizations, Revolutions