Aaron Shaw

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.

Education

PhD Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
MA 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.

Aaron Shaw

Assistant Professor

Department:

Communication Studies

Office:

Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Graduate Programs:

Media, Technology, and Society

Website: