Dwight Lang is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Professor Emeritus at Madonna University, in Livonia, Michigan. Since 2008 he has been Faculty Adviser to First Generation College Students@Michigan, an undergraduate group for students who are first in their families to attend college. His publications include: Social Class Voices: Student Stories from the University of Michigan Bicentennial, Michigan Publishing, 2017, (edited with Aubrey Schiavone); “The Social Construction of a Working Class Academic,” in This Fine Place So Far From Home: Voices of Academics from the Working Class, C.L. Barney Dews and Carolyn Leste Law (eds), Temple University Press, 1995; “Those of Us from Rio Linda,” in Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide, Chuck Collins, et. al. (eds), Cornell University Press, 2014; “Social Mobility Comes at a Cost,” The Chronicle of Higher Education: Diversity in Academe, September 28, 2018, P. B22/24; “Singing the First-Generation Blues,” The Chronicle of Higher Education: Diversity in Academe, Volume LXI, Number 36, May 22, 2015, P. A18-A19; “Witnessing Social Class in the Academy,” in Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work, Allison Hurst and Sandi Kawecka (eds), Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.