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Skidmore College
Management and Business Department
Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn

Contact Information & Background

Assistant Professor;
Faculty Coordinator of MB 107
Department of Management & Business
Phone: 518-580-5152
Office: PMH 267
Personal Website
Personal Twitter

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018
  • M.A., Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015
  • M.B.A., Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 2000
  • B.A., Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, 1997


Selected Refereed Articles

  • 2020 Dunn, Michael. “Making Gigs Work: Digital Platforms, Career Strategies and Job Quality”. New Technology, Work and Employment 35(2): 232-249.

  • 2020 Stephany, Fabian, Michael Dunn, Steve Sawyer, Vili Lehdonvirta. "Distancing bonus or downscaling loss? The changing livelihood of US online workers in times of COVID-19." Journal of Economic and Social Geography (Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie) 111(3): 561-573.

  • 2020 Sutherland, Will, Mohammed Jarrahi, Michael Dunn, S.B. Nelson. “Work Precarity, Gig Literacies, and Online Freelancing”. Work, Employment andSociety 34(3): 457-475.

  • 2020 Mohammed, Jarrahi, Gemma Newlands, Brian Butler, Saiphe Savage, Michael Dunn, Steven Sawyer. “Flexible Work and Personal Digital Infrastructures”. Communications of the ACM (forthcoming).

  • 2019 Dunn, Michael. “Educational Pathways and Labor Market Outcomes of Children of Immigrants.” International Education Studies 12(12):44-54.

  • 2019 Dunn, Michael. “Hustle and Gig: Struggling and Surviving in the Sharing Economy (Book Review)”, Social Forces 98(2): 1-3.

  • 2017  Dunn, Michael. “Digital Work: New Opportunities or Lost Wages?” American Journal of Management 17(4): 10-27.

  • 2017  Dunn, Michael and Arne L. Kalleberg. “Does College Focus Matter? Explaining Differences in Labor Market Outcomes Among Community Colleges.” Journal of Educational Issues 3(1): 189-213.

  • 2016  Dunn, Michael and Arne L. Kalleberg. “Explaining Differences in Performance Among Community Colleges in North Carolina: A CAPSEE Working Paper.” Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment.

  • 2016  Kalleberg, Arne L. and Michael Dunn. “Good Jobs, Bad Jobs in the Gig Economy.” Perspective on Work 20(2): 10-14.

  • 2015  Kalleberg, Arne L. and Michael Dunn. “Institutional Determinants of Labor Market Outcomes for Community College Students in North Carolina.” Community College Review 43(3): 224-244.