Immanuel Ness is a Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Social Change at the University of Johannesburg. His research focuses on the political economy of labor movements and global migration. He is currently writing a book on comparative labor activism and social organization in key industrial centers of the Global South. He is the author of Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class, co-editor of Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain, and co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises. He also co-edits the quarterly periodical Journal of Labor and Society.