Matt is Reader in Sociology and Political Economy at Loughborough University London . He is Editor-in-Chief of Work in Progress and also its Labor & Labor Movements Section Commissioning Editor. Matt currently has two books under contract, both with Oxford University Press: Management Divided: Contradictions of labor management in American capitalism; and The Oxford Handbook of Karl Marx (with Paul Prew, Tomás Rotta and Tony Smith).
Emily is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at Boston University and the Social Media Assistant for WIP. Her dissertation investigates the (e)valuative decision-making practices of U.S. philanthropic foundations engaged in international grantmaking, particularly as these concerndetermining priorities, setting strategy, and allocating funds.
Dan is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Brown University and is the Economic Sociology Commissioning Editor. Dan studies finance and financial regulation, the politics of affirmative action in higher education, and the history of economic statistics. He is working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Unequal Knowledge: The Stylized Facts of Inequality. You can read more from Dan on scatterplot, where he is also a contributor.
Christel is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colby College. She is the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section Commissioning Editor. Her research focuses on how political-economic institutions and social policies shape the experiences of immigrants and their host societies in North America and Western Europe. Recent projects examine immigrant socioeconomic incorporation in various countries; immigration-driven diversity's effects on social solidarity and the welfare state; and patterns of racial, ethnic, and national belonging among immigrants' descendants.
Julie is Professor of Sociology at Washington State University and an Organizations, Occupations and Work Section Commissioning Editor. Her research focuses on gender, race, and work, especially how work organizations shape gender inequality. Her new research explores women’s underrepresentation in STEM and family responsibilities discrimination at work.
Bo Hee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School and an Editorial Assistant for WIP. Her research is centered on organizations as sociotechnical systems and investigates the impact of technology and automation on the work, organizations, and industry with a focus on the collective production of markets, emerging risks, and transformation of organizations due to electronization and algorithms.
Chris is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Saint Louis University and an Organizations, Occupations and Work Section Commissioning Editor. Chris is currently working on a book manuscript, provisionally titled Medicine at the Margins, that looks at how the Emergency Medical Services system functions as a critical, and under-acknowledged, element of the society safety-net for the urban poor. He is also doing work on the relationship of systematic street closures in St. Louis, Missouri to urban disorder, crime, and other social problems.
Claudine is a doctoral student at the University of Central Florida and an Editorial Assistant for WIP. Her research explores the practices and policies that maintain inequality and exclusion in postsecondary educational learning and work spaces. Her published works address the experiences of Black male professionals working in post-secondary education, foster care students in college, mothering among women in the Academy, and student retention practices at minority serving institutions. She is currently investigating diversity policies and practices at minority serving institutions in the United States.
Steve Vallas is Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University and Editor-at-Large of Work in Progress.
Adia is Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis and an Organizations, Occupations and Work Section Commissioning Editor. Her research examines the social processes that maintain inequality at work, with particular attention to black workers employed in professional occupations.