Daniel G Fridman
Assistant Professor, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Daniel Fridman is interested in the intersections of economy and culture, neoliberalism and financialization, economic policy in Latin America, consumer culture, gift-giving, the sociology of money, and the construction of economic subjects. His book Freedom From Work: Embracing Financial Self-Help in the United States and Argentina was published in November 2016 by Stanford University Press.
Before joining UT-Austin in 2013, Fridman taught at the University of Victoria and was a fellow at the Centro de Estudios Sociales de la Economía (CESE), Universidad Nacional de San Martín. He previously studied sociology at the University of Buenos Aires and worked for the National Statistics Institute in Argentina.