Pablo Gaston

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Research Interests: 
Sociology of work and labor; economic sociology; social movements; social theory; comparative/historical methods; healthcare, care work, and the caring professions
Profile: 

I am a post-doc in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University. I received my PhD in Sociology from UC Berkeley in 2017.

I am a comparative historical sociologist with a focus on the history and politics of the workplace. I am currently at work on a book project examining how moral conceptions of caring shaped collective bargaining patterns in hospitals in the 20th century. You can read more about my research here. 

PhD Date:: 
August, 2017
Dissertation Title: 
A Caring Class: Labor Conflict and the Moral Economy of Care in California Hospitals
Dissertation Committee: 
Kim Voss, Chair, Neil Fligstein, Dylan Riley, Chris Ansell