Matias Dewey

Matias Dewey

Matias Dewey

PhD
Senior Researcher
SfS-HSG
Büro 52-7124
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 8
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Political Sociology
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Sociology of Law
  • Economic Sociology of Illegal Markets
  • Sociological Theory
Fields of research
  • Illegal Markets
  • Fashion Industry
  • Politics and Law Enforcement
  • Informal State
Education 2008 PhD in Politics at the University of Rostock, Germany 
2002 Licenciatura in Sociology at the University Del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Professional Career From 2020: Senior Researcher, Institute of Sociology at the University of St. Gallen  
2011 – 2020: Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne  
2010 – 2011: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, Hamburg  
2004 – 2009: PhD Student, Social Science Faculty, Rostock University  
2002 – 2003: Research Assistant, University of Salvador, Argentina  
2001 – 2002: Trainee, Interdisciplinary Center for Latin American Development, Argentina 
Teaching Activities

2019: Wirtschaftssoziologie illegaler Märkte, University of Duisburg-Essen (BA)  
2016: Markets and Time, University of Cologne (MA)  
2014/2015: Sociology of Fashion, University of Cologne (MA)  
2009: Introduction to Luhmann‘s Theory of Systems, University Del Salvador, Argentina (BA)                            
2009: Sociology of Law and Luhmann’s Theory of Systems, University Del Salvador, Argentina (BA)  
2002 – 2003: Social Theory, University Del Salvador, Argentina (BA) 

Projects 2011-2020: Illegal Markets under Crisis Conditions. Carried out at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies  
Affiliations From 2019 onwards: Board Member of the Economic Sociology Research Network, European Sociological Association
From 2017 onwards: “Global Ambassador” (Germany), Economic Sociology Section, American Sociological Association  
From 2017 onwards: Member of the Max Planck Partner Group for the Sociology of Economic Life at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences  
From 2009 onwards: Board Member of the International Cooperation Programs in Science and Technology Abroad. Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (Argentina)