Research Fellows


Adriane Clomax Ph.D. Student, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Denise Kasparian Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires

George Oates Executive Director & Founder, the Flickr Foundation

Jad Esber Co-Founder and CEO, koodos

Katya Abazajian Researcher and Fellow, Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, Georgetown University

Mohit Dave Head, Partnerships & Resource Mobilization, International Cooperative Alliance (Asia and Pacific)

Philémon Poux Ph.D. student, Economics and Law, Université Paris Saclay

Pietro Ghirlanda Ph.D. Student, Department of Italian and Supranational Public Law, University of Milan

Sadev Parikh J.D./M.P.A. Candidate, Georgetown University Law Center / Harvard Kennedy School

Sain López Sain López, Associate Professor, Innovation Management, Mondragon University

T. O. Molefe Independent Writer, Editor, and Economic Anthropologist

Victor Barcellos Ph.D. student, Culture and Communications, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute for Technology and Society (ITS Rio)

Affiliate Researchers

Amelia Evans Research Fellow at the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Erik Forman Managing Director- Business Development, The Drivers Cooperative / CUNY Graduate Center

Francis Mwongela Mikwa Research Fellow, the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Jonas Pentzien Researcher, Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW)

Louis Cousin Ph.D. Candidate, Laval University (Canada) and Paris-Saclay University (France)

Luciana Bruno Research Fellow, Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Micah Sifry co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall, New York City's community center for civic tech

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Minsun Ji Founder/Principal, Labor Coop Connections

Morshed Mannan Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute

Palak Shah Founding Director of Fair Care Labs & Social Innovations Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance

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Rafael A. F. Zanatta Executive Director, Data Privacy Brasil Research Association

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Salonie Muralidhara Hiriyur Senior Coordinator, SEWA Cooperative Federation

Shaked Spier Ph.D. Candidate, University of Twente (Netherlands)

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Vera Vidal PhD Candidate, Open University of Catalonia

Affiliate Faculty

Daniel Sauter Affiliate Faculty, The Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Gabriella Rendón Affiliate Faculty, the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Greta Byrum Co-director of the Digital Equity Laboratory at The New School

Jose Mari Luzarraga Co-founder, Mondragon Team Academy (MTA World) and Professor, Mondragon University

Koray Caliskan Affiliate Faculty, The Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Marisa Jahn Assistant Professor of Design Strategies, Parsons School of Design

Mia White Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies in the Environmental Studies Program at The New School for Public Engagement

Michele Kahane Affiliate Faculty, the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Raz Godelnik Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management, The New School

Shannon Mattern Professor of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research

Sujatha Jesudason Affiliate Faculty, the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Staff

Aman Bardia Assistant Director, Platform Cooperativism Consortium

Devin Hentz Student Assistant, Platform Cooperativism Consortium

Hoyeon Lee Research Assistant, Platform Cooperativism Consortium

Trebor Scholz Founding Director of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy, Platform Cooperativism Consortium, The New School

Council of Advisors

Balu G. Iyer Regional Director Asia and Pacific International Co-operative Alliance

David Park Dean of Strategic Initiatives, Faculty of the Arts and Sciences at Columbia University

Doug O’Brien President & CEO, National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International

Esteban Kelly Executive Director, US Federation of Worker Cooperatives

Fabro Steibel Executive Director, ITS

Hal Plotkin Former Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary of Education

Howard Brodsky Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CCA Global Partners

Jack Linchuan Qiu Professor, Platform Cooperativism Consortium HK, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Janet Roitman University Professor, The New School

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Jason Spicer Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Joseph Blasi Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing, Rutgers University

Marina Gorbis Executive Director of the Institute for the Future (IFTF)

Mark Graham

Mark Graham Professor of Internet Geography, Oxford Internet Institute

Matthew Brown Leader of the Preston City Council

Melissa Hoover Executive Director of the Democracy at Work Institute

Osamu Nakano Director of International Relations at Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union and Staff Member of Japan Co-operative Alliance

Scott Heiferman Co-founder and Chairman of Meetup

Teepee Gile

Teepee Gile Co-Founder and CEO, Red Root Artists Cooperative

Wilma B. Liebman Former Chair of the NLRB and Co-chair at the Council of Advisors at the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

Yash Kanoria Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business, Columbia University