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Harley Shaiken is a professor of social and cultural studies at the Graduate School of Education, director of the Center for Latin American Studies and a member of the Department of Geography at UC Berkeley, where he specializes on issues of work, technology and global production.
Shaiken is the author of three books: "Work Transformed: Automation and Labor in the Computer Age," "Automation and Global Production" and "Mexico in the Global Economy," as well as articles and reports in scholarly and popular journals. He is an adviser on trade and labor issues to public and private organizations and leading members of the U.S. Congress, and a member of the advisory boards of the Center for American Progress and the Latin American Program of the Open Society Institute.