Benjamin J. Anderson

Sessional Instructor

Biography

Benjamin Anderson is a PhD Candidate in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University where his research concerns the intersections of subjectivities of work in the 21st century, neoliberalism, and urban change. His dissertation tracks craft work and working class subjectivity in Vancouver and how this is co-constitutively related to production-side trends in the quickly changing urban environment such as the proliferation of craft breweries, makers' spaces, and the like. In addition to his studies, he has worked as a Teaching Assistant an Research Assistant in Communication and a Sessional Instructor in the Labour Studies Program. He is heavily involved in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) and currently serves as a Graduate Writing Facilitator for the SFU Student Learning Commons. He lives and works in Vancouver, BC in the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples.