Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya
Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya

Dissertation Scholar and Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Berkeley

Nataliya Nedzhvetskaya is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Sociology, studying economic sociology, organizations, and technology. She is also a 2023–24 Dissertation Scholar at Equitable Growth. Her research uses mixed methods to study corporations as sites of broader changes in the economy, with a particular interest in understanding the tensions between shareholder and stakeholder capitalism. Her dissertation studies workplace protests (employee activism) in U.S. corporations from the 1960s to the present. Nedzhvetskaya is a founding member of the nonprofit Collective Action in Tech, which hosts the largest public archive of protests in the technology industry. Her research on the tech industry has been featured in The Guardian, WIRED, MIT Technology Review, NBC News, NPR, The LA Times, and TIME, and has been funded by the Jain Family Institute, the Center for Technology, Society, and Policy, and the Berkeley Culture Initiative. Nedzhvetskaya earned a B.A. in social studies from Harvard College and an M.A. in sociology from Columbia University.

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