Pauli Pakarinen is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University in Graduate School of Education. His research examines the intersection of professional work, technology, and expertise in organizational settings. Pauli conducts ethnographic observation, archival work, and interviews to develop new understandings on how expertise and technology are mobilized in expert work to produce interventions, advice, and expert statements. He also investigates how expertise is increasingly incorporated and institutionalized into digital technologies, and how practitioners interact and work with these technologies. His research investigates theses question typically in complex settings saturated with information, technology, and interdependencies – such as simulation rooms, central banks, and financial market. His ongoing research focus on questions on relational and aesthetic expertise, professions and technology, expert work around models and data, and technological and regulatory transformations in financial services. Pauli holds Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Aalto University, Finland. Before joining Stanford, Pauli was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Research Center for Work, Technology, and Organization at Emlyon Business School, France.
Walter Powell, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor