Nicholas Occhiuto will be a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Organizational Behavior at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations beginning in summer 2019.
Nicholas’ research interests include economic sociology, corporate political activity, and work and occupations. His research has appeared in Social Forces, Annual Review of Sociology, and Work and Occupations.
His dissertation is a comparative ethnographic study that examines the impact of Transportation Network Companies (i.e. Uber, Lyft, Ride Austin etc.) on the taxicab markets in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Austin.
Nicholas will receive his PhD in sociology from Yale University. He received his MA in sociology from Columbia University, and his BA in sociology and philosophy from New York University.