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Harley Shaiken, director of the Center for Latin American Studies, professor of social and cultural studies

Harley Shaiken

Harley Shaiken is a professor of social and cultural studies at the Graduate School of Education, director of the Center for Latin American Studies and a member of the Department of Geography at UC Berkeley, where he specializes on issues of work, technology and global production.

Shaiken is the author of three books: "Work Transformed: Automation and Labor in the Computer Age," "Automation and Global Production" and "Mexico in the Global Economy," as well as articles and reports in scholarly and popular journals. He is an adviser on trade and labor issues to public and private organizations and leading members of the U.S. Congress, and a member of the advisory boards of the Center for American Progress and the Latin American Program of the Open Society Institute.

Posts by Harley Shaiken

2-20-14Politics & Law: What's on your mind?What happened in Chattanooga?
1-14-14Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Battle in Seattle: Boeing’s demands bad for U.S. economy
12-13-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Right to what?
7-5-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Return of the PRI: How did this happen? What does it mean for Mexico?
5-24-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Looking into the future of the Tesla-Toyota partnership to see what must happen for this high-stakes venture to succeed