Wednesday, April 15, 2020
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street
Daniel Fridman is assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at UT-Austin. He received his PhD in Sociology from Columbia University, where he was a Mellon Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. Before joining UT-Austin in 2013, he taught at the University of Victoria and was a fellow at the Centro de Estudios Sociales de la Economía (CESE), Universidad Nacional de San Martín. He previously studied sociology at the University of Buenos Aires and worked for the National Statistics Institute in Argentina. Daniel is interested in the intersections of economy and culture, neoliberalism and financialization, economic policy in Latin America, consumer culture, gift-giving, the sociology of money, and the construction of economic subjects.