Who We Are
Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton
Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton is a Professor of Sociology at San José State University. He is the author of five books, including:
CHANGE! A Guide to Teaching Social Action (2022, Routledge);
CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action (2018, Routledge);
Ending Extreme Inequality: An Economic Bill of Rights Approach to Eliminate Poverty (2015, Routledge);
Rebuild America: Solving the Economic Crisis through Civic Work (2010, Paradigm);
Social Solutions to Poverty: America’s Struggle to Build a Just Society (2006, Paradigm).
In addition, Dr. Myers-Lipton is the author of the Silicon Valley Pain Index and Racial and Social Justice at San José University.
Dr. Myers-Lipton is the recipient of the Manuel Vega Latino Empowerment Award, San José/Silicon Valley NAACP Social Justice Award, the Elbert Reed Award from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara County, the Changer Maker Award from the Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits, the Teaching Effectiveness Award from the SJSU College of Social Sciences, and the SJSU Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Myers-Lipton serves as an Advisory Board Member of the SJSU Human Rights Institute.