Rafael Grohmann

Rafael Grohmann

Principal Investigator

Rafael Grohmann is the Principal Investigator for the Fairwork project in Brazil. He is an Assistant Professor at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos University), Brazil.

Rafael is the Coordinator of DigiLabour Research Center, and the editor of DigiLabour newsletter, the Fronteiras Journal and the E-Compós Journal. His research interests include digital labor, platform cooperativism, datafication, workers’ organization, communication and work. He holds a PhD in Communication from the University of São Paulo.

Rafael’s recently published Contextualizing Platform Labor with Jack Qiu, and this article in TripleC. A full list of Rafael’s publications can be seen on Google Scholar.

For the Fairwork project, Rafael develops and leads the research strategy in Brazil. This includes adapting the Fairwork principles, interviewing workers and platform executives, analysing the evidence and developing platforms’ scores, and disseminating the results.