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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Dr. Kathleen Griesbach

Dr. Kathleen Griesbach
Postdoctoral Researcher
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-162
Fax: +49 221 2767-555

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Research Interests

Work and the labor process; inequality; economic and cultural sociology; sociology of time and space; futures of work; borders and borderlands; comparative research; social policy

Research Projects

Selected Publications

Griesbach, Kathleen, Adam Reich, Luke Elliott-Negri, and Ruth Milkman. 2019. "Algorithmic Control in Platform Food Delivery Work." Socius 5: 1–15.  
Griesbach, Kathleen. 2018. "Dioquis: Being Without Doing in the Migrant Agricultural Labor Process." Ethnography, published online October 25, 2018.



Oct. 2020-present Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2017-2020 PhD, Sociology, Columbia University, New York
2014-2017 MA, MPhil, Sociology, Columbia University, New York
2009-2011 MA, Latin American Studies and International Migration, University of California, San Diego
2006-2009 BA, Latin American Studies, English and American Literature, New York University


Awards and Honors (Selected)

2019: ASA Labor and Labor Movements Section Best Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention  
2019: Teaching Scholar, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences  
2017: Alex Inkeles Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, Columbia University  
2016: Lazarus Prize for Scholastic and Community Work, Columbia University  
2011: Fulbright English Teaching Fellowship, Madrid

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