Tom VanHeuvelen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Illinois sociology professor Tom VanHeuvelen focuses on the rise in inequality as a key part of his research. His recent study found a 'robust' link between the decline of unions and the growth of wage inequality. Credit L. Brian Stauffer Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.