Aaron Shaw studies collective action, collaboration, and mobilization online. His current research projects address the the organizational factors that determine whether efforts to create public goods in peer production communities (like Wikipedia) are effective or not. He holds degrees from Stanford University and UC Berkeley and is a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. During 2017-2018, Aaron is on leave from Northwestern. He is currently a Lenore Annenberg and Wallis Annenberg Fellow in Communication at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.
|PhD||Sociology, University of California, Berkeley|
Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Humanities, Stanford University
|BA||Humanities, Stanford University|
Recent Awards and Honors
Lenore Annenberg and Wallis Annenberg Fellow in Communication at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University, 2017-2018.
Co-PI, National Science Foundation, IIS:CHS: Pathways to Community Success: Advancing a Comparative Science of Online Collaborative Organization, 2016.
Faculty Associate, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, 2013-Present.
Faculty and Administrator Honor Roll, Northwestern University Associated Student Government, 2014.