Assistant Professor of Sociology
Hana Shepherd is an assistant professor of sociology and an affiliate of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers University. She studies culture and cognition, social networks, and organizations. Her current projects examine how local government agencies enforce labor protections, how to create supportive online communities for retail workers, and how organizational practices shape networks in low-wage jobs. Her work appears in outlets such as Sociological Science, Social Psychology Quarterly, Poetics, Social Science Research, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Shepherd received her Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University and her M.A. and B.A. from Stanford University.
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