Grumbach’s current research looks at how groups like businesses and labor unions are able to influence policy at different levels of government – local, state, and national. His other interests include race and social class in American government, economic policy, and the politics of climate change. During high school and college, Grumbach worked as a busboy and restaurant host, and later interned with the hotel and restaurant workers union UNITE-HERE! Local 2. Grumbach was also active in the Occupy Wall Street movement.
No Jargon Podcast
In the News
Elaborates on Labor Unions and White Racial Politics. Uses panel data from the 2010s to argue that labor union membership increases racial toleration and support for civil rights causes among white workers.