Joel Stillerman

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Joel Stillerman

MA y PhD en Sociología con mención en Estudios Históricos por la New School for Social Research, Nueva York. Además es Licenciado en Filosofía y Ciencia Politica por la Bennington College, Vermont, EEUU. Sus principales áreas de interés son las clases medias, la sociología del consumo, los movimientos sociales y la sociología urbana.

 

 

Grados Académicos

  • PhD New School for Social Research, Sociología con Mención en Estudios Históricos, 1998.
  • Tesis Doctoral: FROM SOLIDARITY TO SURVIVAL: Transformations in the Culture and Styles of Mobilization of Chilean Metalworkers under Democratic and Authoritarian Regimes, 1945-1995. Comisión de Tesis: William Roseberry (Director), Charles Tilly, Diane Davis, Deborah Poole, Peter Winn.
  • MA New School for Social Research, Sociología, 1992
  • BA Bennington College, Filosofía, Ciencia Política, 1986

 

Docencia

  • Profesor Asociado y Director de Sociología, 2009- Universidad Diego Portales.
  • Profesor Asociado de Sociología, 2006,  Grand Valley State University.
  • Director, Programa de Estudios de América Latina, 2006- Grand Valley State University.
  • Profesor Asistente de Sociología, 2002-2006, Grand Valley State University.
  • Profesor Visitante, 2008-2009, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales.
  • Profesor Investigador en las Ciencias Sociales, Programa de Estudios de América Latina, 1998-2002, University of Arizona.
  • Instructor de Sociología, 1999-2000, University of Arizona.

 

Proyectos

PROYECTOS EN TERRENO

  • Julio 2008-presente: Investigación sobre educación y vivienda de la clase media, Santiago, Chile
  • Mayo a Junio 2007: Investigación sobre el consumo en el contexto de la familia, Santiago, Chile.
  • Deciembre, 2005 a Enero, 2006: Investigación sobre ferias libres y ferias persas en Santiago, Chile.
  • July, 2003: Investigación sobre comercio y espacio público en Santiago, Chile.
  • July-August, 2001: Investigación sobre comercio y espacio público en Santiago, Chile.
  • July, 1999: Investigación sobre hábitos de consumo en Santiago, Chile.
  • October-November, 1996: Investigación para tesis doctoral sobre el sindicalismo metalúrgico en Santiago, Chile.
  • October, 1993-April, 1995: Investigación para tesis doctoral sobre el sindicalismo metalúrgico en Santiago, Chile.
  • June-July, 1992: Investigación preliminar en Santiago, Chile para enfocar el proyecto de tesis doctoral.

 

Publicaciones

ARTÍCULOS EN REVISTAS

  • “The Politics of Space and Culture in Santiago Chile’s Street Markets.” Qualitative Sociology 29, 4 (December 2006): 507-530.
  • “Private, Parochial, and Public Realms in Santiago, Chile’s Retail Sector.” City & Community 5, 3 (September 2006): 293-317.
  • “Gender, Class, and Generational Contexts for Consumption in Contemporary Chile.” Journal of Consumer Culture 4, 1 (March 2004): 51-78.
  • “Space, Strategies and Alliances in Mobilization: The 1960 Metalworkers’ and Coal Miners’ Strikes in Chile.” Mobilization: An International Journal 8, 1 (February 2003): 65-85.
  • “The Paradoxes of Power: The Unintended Consequences of Military Rule for Chilean Working-Class Mobilization.” Political Power and Social Theory 12 (1998): 97-139.
  • “‘No estábamos preparados:’ Trabajadores chilenos recuerdan la Unidad Popular.” Revista Alameda, 1 (Santiago, Chile: March-June, 1997): 59-66.

NÚMEROS ESPECIALES EN REVISTAS

  • “Continuidades, rupturas y coyunturas en la transformación de los obreros de MADECO, S.A., 1973-2003.” Revista Política 44 (otoño 2005): 165-196.
  • “Transnational Activist Networks and the Emergence of Labor Internationalism in the NAFTA Countries” Social Science History 27, 4 [Special Issue: Labor Internationalism] (Winter 2003): 577-602. (indexado)

CAPÍTULOS EN ANTOLOGÍAS

  • “Tradition, Adventure and Pleasure in Santiago, Chile’s Informal Markets.” Pags. 31-49 en Lived Experiences of Public Consumption: Encounters with Value in Marketplaces on Five Continents, editado por Daniel T. Cook (Houndmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
  • (Con Catherine Sundt), “Embeddedness and Business Strategies among Santiago, Chile’s Street and Flea Market Vendors.” Pags. 180-200 en Street Entrepreneurs: People, Place and Politics in Local and Global Perspective, editado por J. Cross and A. Morales (London and New York: Routledge Press, 2007).
  • “Disciplined Workers and Avid Consumers: Neoliberal Policy and the Transformation of Work and Identity among Chilean Metalworkers.” Pags. 164-208 en Victims of the Chilean Miracle: Workers and Neoliberalism in the Pinochet Era, 1973-2002, editado por P. Winn (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004).
  • (Con Edward J. Williams). “The Unionization of the Maquiladora Industry and the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation: Strategies Conceived and Frustrated.” Pags. 147-172 en Cooperation, Environment, and Sustainability in Border Regions, editado por P. Ganster. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University Press – Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, 2001).

EDITOR DE NÚMEROS ESPECIALES DE REVISTAS

  • Co-editor (con Peter Winn). Special Issue, Globalization and the Latin American Workplace. International Labor and Working-Class History 70 (Fall 2006). (indexado)
  • (con Peter Winn). “Introduction: Globalization and the Latin American Workplace.” International Labor and Working-Class History 70 (Fall 2006): 1-10. (indexado)
  • Co-editor (con Peter Winn). Special Issue, New Studies/ New Organizations; Labor Organization in Latin America and Beyond. International Labor and Working-Class History 72 (Fall 2007). (indexado)
  • (Con Peter Winn). “Introduction: New Studies/ New Organizations; Labor Organization in Latin America and Beyond.” International Labor and Working-Class History 72 (Fall 2007): 1-16. (indexado)

PUBLICACIONES EN INTERNET

  • “Social Dimensions of Shopping in Santiago, Chile.” Consumers, Commodities, and Consumption: A Newsletter of the Consumer Studies Research Network 6, 2 (May 2005) https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/dtcook/www/CCCnewsletter/6-2/stillerman.html

RESEÑAS DE LIBROS

  • Review of Frederick F. Wherry, Global Markets and Local Crafts: Thailand and Costa Rica Compared. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008) in Journal of Consumer Culture 9, 1 (2009): 148-150.
  • Review of Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry After NAFTA, edited by Gary Gereffi, David Spener, and Jennifer Bair (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002) in Contemporary Sociology 33, 5 (September 2004): 550-551.
  • Review of Satterthwaite, Ann. Going Shopping: Consumer Choices and Community Consequences (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001), in Urban Affairs Review, 38, 3 (January 2003): 452-455.
  • Review of Klubock, Thomas. Contested Communities: Class, Gender and Politics in Chile’s El Teniente Copper Mine, 1904-1951 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998) and Finn, Janet. Tracing the Veins: Of Copper, Culture and Community from Butte to Chuquicamata (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998) in International Labor and Working Class History, 58 (Fall, 2000): 342-344.
  • Review of Joseph, Gilbert, et al., eds. Close Encounters of Empire (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998) in Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 3 (1999): 286-287.

OBAS EN CURSO

  • (Con Rodrigo Salcedo). “Customers’ spatial practices in a Santiago, Chile Mall: Control, Agency, and Co-production,” in Consumer-driven Urban Marketplaces and Communities on the Move: The Reinvention of Urban Bazaars and their Place Bound Dynamics, edited by Sugiura Miki, Wong Heung Wah Dixon, and Sunagawa Kazunori (bajo consideración para la publicación)
  • “Consumer Culture and Latin America,” entrada para Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture, ed. Dale Southerton (Washington, DC: CQ Press, aceptado para la publicación).
  • Manuscrito de libro. Conflict Zones: Space, Time and Protest among Chile’s Metalworkers, 1945-2005 (en preparación).

 

Otros

PONENCIAS

PONENCIAS EN CONFERENCIAS NACIONALES E INTERNACIONALES

  • “Conflict Zones: Space, Time and Metalworkers´ Protest in Chile, 1945-2005,” Miniconference — Comparative Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, University of California-Berkeley, August 12, 2009.
  • “Cultural Capital, Taste, and Distinction in Santiago, Chile’s Middle Class,” American Sociological Association Conference, August 8-11, 2009, San Francisco.
  • “Chile´s Forgotten Consumers: Poor Urban Families, Consumption Strategies, and the Moral Economy of Risk in Santiago,” Ciencias, tecnologías y culturas. Diálogo entre las disciplinas del conocimiento. Mirando al futuro de América Latina y el Caribe, October 30-November 2, 2008, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  • “Space and the Dynamics of Contention among Chile’s Metalworkers, 1945-2005,” American Sociological Association Conference, August 10-14, 2007, New York City.
  • “Contested Geographies: Space and Strikes among Chile’s Metalworkers, 1945-2005,” Latin American Studies Association Congress, Montréal, Canada September 5-8, 2007.
  • (Coauthored with Brad Fowler) “Cool Cities get Freezer Burn: A Critical Analysis of Richard Florida’s Influence on Urban Policy,” presented at the Michigan Sociological Association annual conference, Mt. Pleasant, MI, October 21, 2007.
  • “Tradition, Adventure and Pleasure in Santiago, Chile’s Informal Markets,” presented at the 9th Conference of the Americas, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, October 14, 2006.
  • (Coauthored with Catherine Sundt) “Embeddedness an Business Strategies among Santiago, Chile’s Street and Flea Market Vendors,” presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 2006.
  • (Coauthored with Catherine Sundt) “The Social Dimensions of Consumption in Santiago, Chile’s Street Markets,” presented at the Latin American Studies Association Congress, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March, 2006.
  • (Coauthored with Catherine Sundt) “Social Dimensions of Informal Commerce in Santiago, Chile,” presented at the Michigan Sociological Association Annual Conference, Eastern Michigan University, October 22, 2005
  • “Space, Time, and Everyday Life in the Reconstruction of Identities Among Chilean Metalworkers,” presented at the mini-conference, “Labor and Globalization: The State of the Field and Setting a New Research Agenda,” sponsored by the Labor Studies Section of the Latin American Studies Association, Las Vegas, October 2004
  • “Hegemony and Conflicts over Urban Space in Santiago, Chile’s Farmers’ Markets,” presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, August 2004
  • “Reflections on Chile’s September 11th Coup, Thirty Years Later,” presented at the Seventh Conference on the Americas, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, October 2003.
  • “Retailing, Sociability and Public Space in Santiago, Chile,” presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, August, 2003.
  • “Hegemonic Processes and Spatial Contention in Santiago, Chile’s Farmers’ Markets,” presented at the Canadian Association of Social and Cultural Anthropology Conference, Halifax, Canada, May 2003
  • “The Decline or Endurance of Public Space? Social Interactions in Santiago’s Diverse Retail Spaces,” presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, Dallas, TX, March, 2003
  • “Shopping and Changing Public Spaces in Santiago, Chile,” presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Conference, Chicago, IL, August, 2002.”Trade Blocs, International Institutions, and Transnational Social Protest: The NAFTA Labor Side Accords and Cross Border Activism,” presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, August, 2002.
  • “Retail Capital, Households, and Class in Chile’s Brave New Consumer Market,” presented at the European Social Science History Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, February 2002.
  • “Consumption and Working-Class Families in Contemporary Chile,” presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, Washington, DC, September 2001.
  • “Media Seduction or Family Dynamics?: Gender, Class and Consumption in Contemporary Chile,” presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, Anaheim, CA, August, 2001.
  • “Mass Society’s Next Frontier?: Work, Family and Consumption in Contemporary Chilean Working-class Households,” presented at the Social Science History Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2000.
  • “Democratic Transitions and the Dilemmas for Labor: Elite and Grassroots Organizing Strategies in the Chilean Transition,” presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, Washington, DC, August, 2000.
  • (With Brandon Blew). “Labor Internationalism and NAFTA: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Dilemmas,” Presented at the Latin American Studies Association conference, Miami, FL, March, 2000.
  • “Participation or Control? The Political Conditioning of Post-Fordist Restructuring in the Chilean Brass and Wire Industry,” presented at the Annual Social Science History Conference, Fort Worth, TX. November, 1999.
  • “Spatial Structures and Political Networks in the Making of Working-class Mobilization: The Chilean Brass and Wire Industry, 1945-1973,” presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, August, 1999.
  • “Beneath the Transition: Grassroots Challenges to National Labor Leaders in Contemporary Chile,” Latin American Studies Association Conference, Chicago, September, 1998.
  • “Lean Production With An Iron Fist: How Authoritarian Rule Affects Managerial Innovation in a Chilean Firm,” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, August, 1998.
  • “Militant Trade-Unionist or Happy Consumer?: The Ambiguities of Working-Class Identity in Post-Pinochet Chile,” Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico, April, 1997.
  • “Striking Against the Odds: Worker Responses to State Terror and Managerial Innovation in a Chilean Union, 1978-1989,” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, New York, August, 1996.
  • “Dando la Pelea Hasta el Final”: Metalworkers’ Resistance in Authoritarian Chile, 1976-1989,” Thirteenth Annual Latin American Labor History Conference, Duke University, April, 1996.
  • “When Factory Regimes Break Down: A Chilean Case Study of Consent and Conflict,” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Washington, August, 1995.
  • “El ‘Día-D’ en MADECO: La Huelga de 1960 — Sus Causas, Consecuencias y Significado,” (D-Day at MADECO: The 1960 Strike – It’s Causes, Consequences and Meaning) International Labor Office, Workshop on the Sociology of Work, Santiago, Chile, September, 1994.

PONENCIAS INVITADAS

  • “Elegir colegios en Ñuñoa y La Florida, estrategias y valores de las clases medias en Chile, ” Universidad Diego Portales, 18 de agosto del 2009.
  • “Elegir colegios en Ñuñoa y La Florida: interpelando la identidad de clase media en Chile,” Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales, Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Chile, 25 de junio de 20009
  • “Cultural Capital, Taste, and Distinction in Santiago, Chile’s Middle Class,” Seminario, Estudiando, Midiendo y Produciendo Clases Medias en Chile, Universidad Diego Portales, 19 de enero de 2009.
  • ” ‘No estábamos preparados´: Trabajadores urbanos recuerdan la Unidad Popular,” Seminario, Historia versus memoria: Postales sobre la sociedad urbana santiaguina durante la Unidad Popular, Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales, Pontifícia Universidad Católica de Chile, 7 de noviembre de 2008.
  • “Space and Protest among Chile’s Metalworkers, 1945-2005,” Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program Fall Lecture Series, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, September 19, 2007.
  • Participante en lanzamiento del libro, Gonzalo Leiva, Pioneros culturales y tecnológicos: Estados Unidos en el Corazon de Chile (Cultural and Technological Pioneers: The United Status in the Heart of Chile), 24 de mayo 2007, Centro Cultural Palacio la Moneda, Santiago, Chile.
  • “Comercio y Espacio Público en Santiago Chile,” Instituto de Estudios Humanísticos, Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile, junio 2007.

BECAS Y PREMIOS

CONCURSOS NACIONALES

  • Fulbright-CIES Visiting Scholar grant, Santiago, Chile (2008): $ 16,000 (se renunció a esta beca)
  • U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hayes Faculty Research Abroad grant, Santiago, Chile (2008-2009): $ 43,000
  • Ford Foundation/Latin American Studies Association Special Projects Fund -beca para organizar una conferencia internacional sobre “El Trabajo y la Globalización en América Latina.” (2003): $ 8500

COINVESTIGADOR

  • Proyecto FONDECYT (Investigador Responsable, Rodrigo Salcedo), Instituto de Estudios Urbanos, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, “No hay mall que por bien no venga: Efectos urbanos y resignificaciones culturales en una subcentralidad de Santiago (el caso del mall Plaza Vespucio, 1990-2007).”

PARTICIPANTE

  • U.S. Dept. of Education Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies grant, Consortium of University of Arizona and Arizona State University (2000): $ 180,000

CONCURSOS UNIVERSITARIOS

Grand Valley State University:

  • Sabático (2008-2009).
  • Intercultural Studies Faculty Development Grant for summer research in Chile (2007): $ 1300.
  • Office of Research and Development:
  • Student Summer Scholar (S 3) Award (2006): $ 2500 ($ 3000 for student coauthor, Brad Fowler)
  • Student Summer Scholar (S 3) Award (2005): $ 2500 ($ 3000 for student coauthor, Catherine Sundt)
  • Summer research stipend (2004): $ 5000
  • (with Padnos International Center) grants for summer research in Chile (2003): $ 1500

University of Arizona:

  • V.P. for Research Office Small Grant for summer research in Chile (1999): $ 2500

BECAS

New School for Social Research:

  • Commencement Award: Albert Salomon Memorial Award in the Field of Sociology (1998)
  • Elinor Goldmark Black Dissertation Fellowship for Advanced Studies in the Dynamics of Social Change (1993-1995)
  • Janey Program on Latin America Travel Grant (1992, 1993, 1996)
  • Prize Fellowship (1989-1992)

Bennington College:

  • Merron Award for Excellence in Social Science Scholarship

 
 

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