Department of Sociology

Patrick Sheehan

UT Austin

PhD Candidate
Patrick Sheehan



work, unemployment, aging, expertise, organizations, cultural sociology


Patrick Sheehan is a PhD student in the department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin where he is a fellow in the Urban Ethnography Lab. He holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His academic research focuses on work, unemployment, and aging in the new economy. He also regularly writes for public outlets such as Jacobin Magazine, In These Times, and Public Seminar.

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