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Jakob Feinig

Assistant Professor

CCPA Human Development


Jakob Feinig is a historical sociologist who interrogates the intersection of money creation and electoral democracy. His work looks at popular participation in money politics in the United States from the colonial period to the neoliberal present.

Feinig has published in Sociological Theory, Journal of Historical Sociology, and Journal of Cultural Economy and regularly presents his research at national and international conferences. He is working on a book manuscript on popular participation in American money politics from colonization to neoliberalism entitled Moral Economies of Money.


  • PhD, Binghamton
  • MA, University of Vienna, Austria
  • DEUG, Marc Bloch University


  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, Binghamton University, 2014
  • Social Science Research Council-DPDF Fellowship, 2008
  • Graduate Scholars' Award, Binghamton University, 2006
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 2006