Benjamin Shestakofsky

Research Interests: 
Work and technology; economic sociology; online markets; organizational culture

Benjamin Shestakofsky is a Ph.D. candiate in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His research examines how innovations in computing are affecting work and employment, organizations, and economic exchange. Benjamin is a 2016-2017 Scholars Strategy Network Graduate Fellow, and his research is supported by a grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. In 2016, Benjamin received the James D. Thompson Award for an outstanding graduate student paper from the ASA's section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work. His work has appeared in Teaching Sociology, Sociology of Religion, and the Berkeley Journal of Sociology. His research has been featured in the Financial Times.