We are pleased to introduce the members of the 2015-2016 OOW Editorial Team
Richard A. Benton is currently a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Sociology at Duke University. His research interests include corporate governance, social network analysis, job search networks, formal and complex organizations, and economic sociology. He is currently studying how structural cohesion in elite social networks helps maintain managerialism in the face of the shareholder activism and scrutiny. In Fall 2015 Richard will join the faculty at the University of Illinois as Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations.
Hang Young Lee is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at Duke University. His areas of research span income and wealth inequality, social stratification and mobility, social capital, social network analysis, and economic sociology. He is currently studying the mobility into the top one percent in either income or net worth distributions, and social capital as a source of immigrant disadvantages in the labor market. In Summer 2015 Hang Young will be a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Sociology at Duke University.
Sarah Mosseri is currently a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on work, culture and inequality. She is currently studying the cultural contestation of overwork in the media and how the meanings of work and family influence working parents’ strategies for meeting the demands of both.
Taekjin Shin is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests concern corporate governance, executive compensation, wage inequality, organizational sociology, and economic sociology. He is currently studying the institutional explanation for the rise of executive compensation and the symbolic effect of shareholder-value orientation on the career outcomes of executive managers. In Fall 2015, Taekjin will join the faculty at the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University.