Daniel Katz is the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the State University of New York, Alfred State College. Dr. Katz, a leading scholar of working-class life in the United States, received his Ph.D. in American History at Rutgers University and his BA and MA in History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught history and served as a department chair at Empire State College of the State University of New York, and he served as Provost of the National Labor College.  A former union organizer, Dr. Katz has published widely in the fields of labor and ethnic history. His publications include All Together Different, a history of the multicultural foundations of the Jewish labor and socialist movements, and Labor Rising, which dealt with modern activism within the American working class. He is currently finishing a book on the history of American textile and garment workers, entitled Woven Together for Justice, under contract with the New Press. He has been active in the Labor and Working-Class History Association, where he served on the founding board, and other professional organizations. He also sits on the board of the Workers Circle.