Claudio Benzecry

He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires and a PhD in Sociology from the University of New York (NYU). He is currently a professor of Communication at Northwestern University. His field of expertise is the sociology of culture, in particular the relationship between cultural artifacts and the value networks through which they circulate. He has published articles in international journals on artistic fields in Buenos Aires, on various circuits of cultural consumption and on the transformation of cultural production in the digital era. He was guest editor of the journal Qualitative Sociology in the number called “Knowledge in practice”. In Argentina he is a member editor of Notes of research and author of Towards a new cultural sociology.