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Chris Tirrell

Sociology PhD Candidate

Chris joined Northeastern’s sociology PhD program in Fall 2017 after earning a BA in sociology from Rhode Island College.  He is primarily interested changes to work and employment relations over time as well as the future of work.  His research focuses on new forms of work in both the culture industry and the gig economy.

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Areas of Research/Interest:  Sociology of Work, Sociology of Mental Health, Sociological Theory, Qualitative Methods

Dissertation Committee: Chair: Steve Vallas, Members: Hilary Robinson, Eileen Otis, Juliet Schor

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