Christina Hecht

C07 : Platform Economy

Research Associate

Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1
BH-N Building
Room 232
10587 Berlin


  • Since May 2022

    Research Assistant at the CRC1265 „Re-Figuration of spaces“, Subproject „C07 Platform economy“, Department of Sociology, Technical University Berlin

  • Education

  • February 2022

    M. A. Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin
    Master thesis: Datafied Situations and Images of Society

  • May 2019

    B. A. Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

  • Work Experience

  • April 2020 to March 2022

    Student Assistant at Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society Berlin, Research group „Digital Citizenship“

  • September 2018 to March 2020

    Student Assistant at Humboldt-University Berlin, Department of Social Sciences, Chair „Comparative Political Behavior“

  • January 2017 to August 2018

    Student Assistant at Berlin Social Science Center, Research Area „Education and Labour Market“+

Research Focus

    • Sociology of Work

    • Platform economy

    • Subjectivation

    • Field Theory

    • Qualitative Methods


    • Hecht, C. Plattform Kapitalismus. Köln Z Soziol (2023). Rezension zu: Altenried, Moritz, Julia Dück und Mira Wallis (Hrsg.): Plattformkapitalismus und die Krise der sozialen Reproduktion. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot 2021.

    • Hecht, C. (2022): Torn Between Autonomy and Algorithmic Management. (Dis)Obedience of Solo Self-Employed Working via Digital Platforms. In Quadflieg, S., Neuburg, K., Nestler, S. (Eds.): (Dis)Obedience in Digital Societies. Perspectives on the Power of Algorithms and Data (p. 172-193). Bielefeld: transcript.