Moritz Becker

Visiting Scholar

PhD Student, Sociology, University of Stuttgart
Researcher, Humboldt-University of Berlin

CSTMS Research Unit: Office for the History of Science and Technology, CSTMS
Affiliation period: March 2022 - March 2022
Degrees Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Sociology :: London School of Economics and Political Science (2015)
BA :: University of Bonn, Germany (2014)

Research Areas

Sociology of technology, sociology of organizations, blockchain-technology

Moritz Becker is a researcher in the field of sociology at the at the Weizenbaum Institute in Berlin and the Humboldt-University of Berlin. He holds a M.Sc. in Sociology from LSE and a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Bonn. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Moritz was a Junior Research Manager in the field of E-Business at a market research institute in Germany. Moritz's research lies at the intersection of organisational sociology and the sociology of technology. His work is concerned with blockchain-technology, particularly decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). He studies the coordinating effects of these technologies in the context of collective decision-making processes and the normative ideals associated with them in current discourses.



last updated: February 3rd, 2023