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KIM DE LAAT Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Gender + the Economy Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto ☎ (416) 320 9946 ✉kim.delaat@mail.utoronto.ca ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 2017-2019

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow Institute for Gender + the Economy, University of Toronto Supervisor: Sarah Kaplan

EDUCATION Ph.D.

University of Toronto, Sociology, 2017 Dissertation: “The shape of music to come: Organizational, ideational, and creative change in the North American music industry, 1990-2009” Committee: Shyon Baumann (chair), Vanina Leschziner, Damon Phillips, Judith Taylor

M.A. B.A.

University of Toronto, Sociology, 2008 McGill University, Sociology and Political Science, 2004

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION Work & Occupations; Sociology of Culture; Gender; Economic Sociology; Organization Theory PUBLICATIONS Articles: de Laat, Kim and Shyon Baumann. 2016. “Caring consumption as marketing schema: representations of motherhood in an era of hyperconsumption.” Journal of Gender Studies, 25(2), 183-199. de Laat, Kim. 2015. “‘Write a word, get a third’: Managing conflict and rewards in professional songwriting teams.” Work and Occupations 42: 225-256 - Winner of the U of T Sociology Daniel G. Hill Best Student Paper Award de Laat, Kim. 2014. “Innovation and Diversity Redux: Analyzing Musical Form and Content in the American Recording Industry, 1990–2009.” Sociological Forum 29(3): 673-697 Taylor, Judith, and Kim de Laat. 2013. “Feminist Internships and the Depression of Political Imagination: Implications for Women’s Studies.” Feminist Formations 25(1): 84-110. Baumann, Shyon, and Kim de Laat. 2012. “Socially defunct: A comparative analysis of the underrepresentation of older women in advertising.” Poetics. Journal of Empirical Research on Literature, the Media, and the Arts 40 (6): 514541 1


Book Chapters: Baumann, Shyon, and Kim de Laat. 2014. “Aspiration and Compromise: Portrayals of Older Adults in Television Advertising.” Aging, Media, Culture, edited by C. Lee Harrington, Denise Bielby and Anthony Bardo. Lexington Books Cairns, Kate, Kim de Laat, Josée Johnston and Shyon Baumann. 2014.“The Caring, Committed Eco-Mom: Consumption ideals and lived realities of Toronto mothers.” Green Consumption: The Global Rise of Eco Chic, edited by Rivke Jaffe and Bart Barendregt. Berg Publishers. WORK IN PROGRESS “Organizational roles and discursive framing of organizational change” Revise and resubmit. “Gendered and racialized representations of love and postfeminism in popular music.” In preparation for submission. “What’s so cultural about gender beliefs? Organizational culture and perceptions of family friendly work policies.” (SSHRC postdoctoral project). Data collection in progress. “Talking about “talking about race”: Implications of diversity discourse in creative industries.” With Alanna Stuart. (Funded by the Ontario Media Development Corporation). Data collection in progress. “Sociology of Culture in Canada: A state of the art.” With Allyson Stokes. Data collection in progress. OTHER WRITING AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS 2017. “Canadian economic sociology: What is it, and how is it distinct? Three Canadian economic sociologists explain.” With David Calnitsky and Sylvia Fuller. Interview by Josée Johnston and Clayton Childress for Accounts, the ASA Economic Sociology newsletter. 2015. “Managing conflict and rewards in postbureaucratic work environments: The case of songwriters.” Blog entry for Work in Progress, the ASA Organizations, Occupations and Work public sociology blog. 2014. “A brief Q&A with Shyon Baumann, incoming co-editor of Poetics.” Interview conducted with Shyon Baumann for the CSA Sociology of Culture Cluster blog. 2012. “Majority of moms in TV ads are 'intensive,' family focused, analysis finds,” article in The National Post based on my research with Shyon Baumann about depictions of intensive mothering in television advertising. 2011. Interview with Stuart Maclean on the CBC radio show The Vinyl Café about on my research on innovation and creativity in pop music. 2010. Blogger for Music and the Entertainment Economy, Martin Prosperity Institute.

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GRANTS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS External: 2017-19 2018 2013 2011 2010-12 2009-12

SSHRC Postdoctoral fellowship ($81,000) Ontario Media Development Corporation. Co-Investigator. ($10,000) Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($10,000) SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement ($6,000) American Sociological Association Student Forum Travel Award ($225) SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship ($105,000)

Internal – University of Toronto: 2015 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

Daniel G. Hill Best Student Paper Award ($1,000) Graduate Expansion Fund Travel Grant ($1,671) Department of Sociology Travel Fund Grant ($600) Doctoral Completion Award ($8,222) Graduate Expansion Fund Travel Grant ($2,875) Faculty of Arts and Science Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant ($685) Tom Easterbrook Scholarship in Communications & Mass Media ($1,500) C.B Macpherson Graduate Admissions Award ($2,500) S.D. Clark Conference Travel Award ($255) C.B Macpherson Graduate Admissions Award ($2,500) S.D. Clark Conference Travel Award ($400) C.B Macpherson Graduate Admissions Award ($2,500) University of Toronto Fellowship Award ($10,800) C.B Macpherson Graduate Admissions Award ($4,000) University of Toronto Fellowship Award ($10,800) C.B Macpherson Graduate Admissions Award ($5,000)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Instructor of record (University of Toronto): • Economic Sociology Teaching assistant (University of Toronto): • Classical Sociological Theory; Communication and Ethics; Culture & Inequality; Law and Society; Media Ethics and Policy; Sociology of Communications; Sociology of Culture; Sociology of Everyday Life; Sociology of Law; Sociology of Law and Lawyers; Social Movements; Sociological Enterprise; Sociology of Professions; Strategic Change and Implementation PRESENTATIONS “808s and Catch 22s: Gender segregation in toplining and production.” Paper presented at the Global Labour Research Centre Graduate Student Symposium, York University, Toronto, October 2016. “Analogical dissensus: Mapping the transition from material to immaterial product conceptions through discourse.” Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, University of 3


Ottawa, June 2015, and the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, August 2015 “Conflict and Cooperation among Professional Women Songwriters.” Paper presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, August 2013. “Sacrificial Consumption as Marketing Schema: Representations of Motherhood in an Era of Hyperconsumption.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, University of Victoria, Victoria, June 2013. “Aspiration and Compromise: Portrayals of Older Adults in Television Advertising.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, University of Victoria, Victoria, June 2013. “Aspiration and Compromise: Portrayals of Older Adults in Television Advertising.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 3rd Annual Popular Culture Association of Canada Conference, Niagara Falls, May 2013. “Why do Women Have to Write about Love? Positional Gender Inequality among Professional Songwriters.” Paper presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Denver, August 2012. “Shifting Occupational Boundaries in Songwriting.” Paper presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, May 2012. “Intensive Mothering, Hyperconsumption, and Implications for Gender Schemas.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 2nd Annual Popular Culture Association of Canada Conference, Niagara Falls, May 2012. “When Activism Becomes Work: Women’s Movement Internships and the Routinization of Political Consciousness.” Paper presented with Judith Taylor at the National Women’s Studies Association, Atlanta, November 2011. “The Nature of Gendered Consumption in Advertising.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, August 2011. “The Problem of Generations: Only a Problem for Feminists?” Paper presented with Judith Taylor at the Collective Behavior & Social Movements ASA Pre-Conference, Las Vegas, August 2011. “Musical Diversity Redux: A Study of Chordal and Lyrical Structure in Popular Music, 1990-2009.” Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, August 2010. “Diversity in Popular Music Reconsidered.” Paper presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, Concordia University, Montreal, May 2010. “Why Older Women Are Underrepresented in Advertising: Roles, Contexts, and Traits Across Age Groups.” Paper presented at the Department of Sociology’s Brown Bag Presentation Series, University of Toronto, April 2010. “Now You See Them, Now You Don’t: Why Older Women Are Underrepresented in Advertising.” Paper presented with Shyon Baumann at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, August 2009. 4


“Canadian Voices, Canadian Choices? The Implications of Music Funding and Multiculturalism as Forms of Canadian Nation-State Building.” Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociological Association, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 2009. SERVICE Service to the Discipline: Ad-hoc journal referee: Gender & Society, Journal of Popular Music Studies, Poetics, Social Forces, Sociological Forum, Work and Occupations 2018 2017

Panel organizer at ISA, “Cultural Production, Power, and Inequality” SSHA panel discussant, “Meaning Making as Valuation Practice in Cultural Economies” Panel organizer for CSA Sociology of Culture Research Cluster Committee member, graduate student prize in the ASA History of Sociology section Panel organizer at CSA, “Sociology of Culture” Panel organizer at CSA, “Cultural Industries in the 21st Century” Co-founder of the CSA Sociology of Culture Research Cluster

2015 2014 2013

Service to the Department and University: 2013 2010 2008-2009 2009

2007-2008

Co-organizer of the UT Culture workshop series Graduate Student Committee Member for the Department of Sociology Office Space Committee Co-President of the Graduate Sociology Students’ Association (GSSA) Graduate Student Committee Member for the Department of Sociology Graduate Chair Search Committee Graduate Student Committee Member for the Department of Sociology Undergraduate Chair Search Committee MA Faculty Representative on behalf of the Graduate Sociology Students’ Association (GSSA)

Other Service Ongoing 2015 2007

Translating academic articles about gender and the economy into research briefs in order to make them more accessible to a wide audience Invited panelist and organizational assistant for ‘Racism, Privilege, and Power in the Canadian Indie Rock Community’ public panel Invited panelist, Words & Music: Songwriters’ Listening Session at the Canadian Music Week Conference

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS •

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American Sociological Association Section Member: Economic Sociology, Organizations, Occupations and Work, Sociology of Culture, History of Sociology Canadian Sociological Association Sociologists for Women in Society

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CITIZENSHIP Canadian and Dutch REFERENCES Shyon Baumann (dissertation chair) Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto 725 Spadina Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2J4 Email: shyon.baumann@utoronto.ca Phone: (647) 998-6100 Vanina Leschziner Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto 725 Spadina Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2J4 Email: vanina.leschziner@utoronto.ca Phone: (416) 978-4535 Judith Taylor Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of Toronto 725 Spadina Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2J4 Email: jtaylor@chass.utoronto.ca Phone: (416) 946-5720 Sarah Kaplan Distinguished Professor of Gender and the Economy, Rotman School, University of Toronto 105 St. George St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3E6 Email: sarah.kaplan@rotman.utoronto.ca Phone: (416) 978-7403

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