Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Community Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Dr. Marcelo Vieta is Assistant Professor in the Program in Adult Education and Community Development (Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT). Dr. Vieta researches and teaches on the social and solidarity economy, worker co-operatives, workplace and organizational learning and change, the sociology of labour and social movements, and critical theory. He is the author of Workers’ Self-Management in Argentina: Contesting Neo-liberalism by Occupying Companies, Creating Cooperatives, and Recuperating Autogestión (Brill/Haymarket, 2020). Dr. Vieta has also published in numerous peer-reviewed venues and critical magazines in English, Spanish and Italian.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Assistant Professor, OISE/University of Toronto
  • 2013–2014
    Postdoctral Research Fellow, Social Economy Centre, OISE/University of Toronto
  • 2012–2013
    Postdocotral Research Fellow, European Research Institute on Cooperatives and Social Enterprises

Education

  • 2012 
    Doctorate in Social and Political Thought, York University

Publications

  • 2020
    Workers' Self-management in Argentina: Contesting Neo-liberalism by Occupying Companies, Creating Cooperatives, and Recuperating Autogestión, Brill/Haymarket

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    The Conversion to Co-operatives Project (Co-opConvert)
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2017
    Work-Integration Social Enterprise (WISE) Project for Training At-Risk Youth
    Role:
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
  • 2017
    Work-Integration Social Enterprise (WISE) Longitudinal Evaluation Project
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Honours

Winner and Principle Investigator on several grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada