Steven Lauterwasser is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University. He studies polarization and the production of politicized knowledge as well as the dissemination of feminist knowledge in academic organizations. Using diverse quantitative methods, his work explores the co-constitution of identity, meaning, knowledge, and conflict. Steven received his PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied how polarization in the US differs among partisans, not only as a matter of degree, but as a matter of kind.
Areas of Research/Interest: Organizations, Knowledge Production, Polarization, Social Movements, Social Network Analysis, Computational Text Analysis