BA, Political Science, Reed College
PhD, Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
I study the political economy of wealthy democracies in comparative perspective, focusing particularly on Europe and the United States. My current research examines the politics of the digital transformation, and seeks to explain how the transition to the knowledge economy reshapes relationships of power, and patterns of inequality, in different countries. I have taken up these questions by tracing how workers in the tech sector, unable to rely on organized labor’s traditional power resources, have developed novel strategies and tactics in the workplace to defend their rights. My next project investigates the role of tech employers in shaping national policies for retraining displaced workers.
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"Capitalism in Europe: Welfare, Growth, and Crisis in Comparative Perspective," (Spring 2018).
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
“Unlikely Activists: Building Worker Power under Liberalization,” Socio-Economic Review (2018).
“Macune’s Monopoly: Economic Law and the Legacy of Populism.” Studies in American Political Development 28 (April 2014), 80-106.