Anna Waltman, Natasha Raheja and Shannon Ikebe
Anna Waltman has served as co-chair of GEO-UAW since May 2013, and has worked at University of Massachusetts-Amherst as a teaching assistant or teaching associate (instructor of record) since beginning graduate school in English in 2009.
Natasha Raheja is a teaching assistant and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at New York University. She has served on the GSOC-UAW Bargaining Committee and is a member of the social justice caucus Academic Workers for a Democratic Union (AWDU). Natasha is also the director of the documentary Cast in India on the working lives of the men who make the manhole covers in New York City.
Shannon Ikebe is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at University of California-Berkeley. He is a member of AWDU and former Northern Vice President of UAW Local 2865, which represents more than 12,000 graduate student workers across the University of California campuses.
Why Did the New York Times Ask Everybody But Grad Students About Grad Student Unions?
Graduate student-workers perform salaried work that is integral to university operations, including undergraduate education and research. Over the past several months, unionized graduate student-workers at the University of Oregon, NYU, University of Massachusetts-Amherst... MORE
Working · May 22, 2015