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Harley Shaiken, director, Center for Latin American Studies

Harley Shaiken

A professor of social and cultural studies at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Education, Harley Shaiken directs the Center for Latin American Studies and is a member of the geography department, where he specializes on issues of work, technology and global production.

Shaiken's books include 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