Sanjay Pinto

Sanjay Pinto


(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2012)
Ph.D. Date: May 2012
Thesis Title: Nations and Occupations: Towards a New Political Economy of Work
Committee: Jason Beckfield (chair), Torben Iversen, Bruce Western, Ben Schneider
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York, NY
Current Position: Fellow, The Worker Institute, ILR School, Cornell University

Sanjay Pinto is a sociologist based in Brooklyn with a range of interests related to social inequality, social policy, and social movements. His current work focuses largely on understanding labor market inequality and studying and supporting efforts to build power and raise standards for low-wage workers. After completing his PhD, Sanjay spent two years as a post-doctoral research fellow at Columbia’s Committee on Global Thought. His recent work includes a report on the potential benefits of broad-based worker ownership written for the Surdna Foundation, and, for the Ms. Foundation for Women, a report on efforts to forge a more equitable childcare system in the US. Both will be released in the fall of 2015. Sanjay’s research with The Worker Institute at Cornell focuses on understanding the impact of efforts to improve job quality for domestic workers in New York and elsewhere. He is also currently a fellow at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

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