Patrick Dixon graduated from Georgetown University with a doctoral degree in History in 2015. His areas of specialization and research interests include the food and restaurant industries, agribusiness, and the nature of work in rural communities. His dissertation was entitled, “The Hamlet Factory Fire and the Political Economy of Poultry in the Twentieth Century.” He has also carried out research on public and private sector unionism, the tech industry, and workplace safety, and is presently focused upon new models of university procurement. He is the Managing Editor of LABOR: Studies in Working-Class History, and frequently carries out interviews on Union City Radio’s Labor History Today podcast. Prior to moving to the United States, he received a bachelors degree in American Studies at the University of Sussex and a masters in Modern History at University College London.