Patrick Feuerstein is lecturer and research associate at the Institute for Sociology at the Georg-August-University Göttingen. Previously, he worked as research associate at the Sociological Research Institute (SOFI) Göttingen. Patrick Feuerstein received his doctorate from the Georg-August-University Göttingen in 2011 for his research on emerging forms of work organization and control in the globalizing IT industry.
His research interests include the sociology of work and employment with a special focus on the effects of distributed modes of production and innovation on work organization and labor. His latest article “Patterns of Work Reorganization in the Course of the IT Industry’s Internationalization” was published in Competition & Change 17/1 (2013). He is currently working on a research project on collaborative forms of innovation and distributed knowledge creation in the IT industry.