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Champaign, IL 61820
Isak Ladegaard is Assistant Professor of Sociology.
He is interested in economic sociology, technology and social change, and crime and deviance.
In most of his work, he uses a mixture of computational and qualitative research methods.
Ladegaard’s research has appeared in Social Forces, British Journal of Criminology, Socio-Economic Review, Sociological Review, and other peer-reviewed journals.
He has also been interviewed by multiple media outlets, including Wired Magazine, Newsweek, Le Monde, and New York Times.
His current research project on digital drug trade is funded by the National Science Foundation.
Ladegaard obtained his PhD and MA in Sociology at Boston College, and a BA in Journalism at the University of Hong Kong. He was born in Oslo.