Fields of Study
Organizations and work, cultural sociology, science and technology studies, qualitative methods, aesthetics, labor process theory
2016. "Control from on High: Cloud-Computing, Skill, and Acute Frustration among Analytics Workers in the Digital Publishing Industry." Research in the Sociology of Work.
2016. “Disappearing into the Object: Aesthetic subjectivities and organizational control in routine cultural work.” Organization Studies.
Book Reviews & Encyclopedia Entries
2015. “Mass Media.” in Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies. Ed. J. Michael Ryan & Daniel Cook. London: Wiley-Blackwell. with Kjerstin Gruys
2013. “Revisiting Music in Everyday Life by Tia Denora.” Volume!: The French Journal of Popular Music Studies. 10:1. 306-308.
2012. “MAXIMUMSOCIALSCIENCE: An Interview Conversation with Alan O’Connor.” In Punkademics, ed. Zack Furness, 91–104. Brooklyn, NY: Minor Compositions/Autonomedia. With Alan O'Connor
Grants and Awards
2016 UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship
2016 NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
2014 UCLA Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship
2014 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Fellowship
2013 UCLA Graduate Summer Research Fellowship
2011, 2016 UCLA Departmental Fellowship
2016. “Worm-holing, deep-diving, and disappearing: Techno-mediated experience and control among routine, creative workers.” American Sociological Association Conference. Regular session: Comparative Ethnography of Power.
2015. “Control from on high: Cloud-skilling on the immaterial assembly line.” American Sociological Association Conference. Regular session: Sociology of Work and the Workplace.
2015. “Life on Glass: Translating the audience commodity.” Chicago Ethnography Conference, Regular session on Work, Occupations, and Labor practices.
2014. “Disappearing into the Object: Aesthetic Enrollment and the Cultural Labor Process.” American Sociological Association Conference. Round-table session in Sociology of Culture.
2014. “Aesthetic Experience and Cultural Work in Los Angeles”. Eastern Sociological Society Conference. Regular Paper Session on Work in the 21st Century.
2013. “Practicing Indie: Organizational Practice and Category Membership within a Field of Restricted Popular Cultural Production”. American Sociological Association Conference. Round-table session in Organizations, Occupations, and Work.
C.K. Lee, Edward Walker, Stefan Bargheer
M.A. Sociology, UCLA, 2013
A.M. Social Sciences, University of Chicago 2010
B.A. Film/Media Studies, University of Pittsburgh 2004