Fritz Fellow Katie Wells Awarded Ashby Prize

July 8, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Fritz Fellow Katie Wells was awarded the Ashby Prize for most innovative paper published in 2021 in the Academic Journal Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.

The paper, “‘Just-in-Place’ labor: Driver organizing in the Uber workplace” by Wells (Georgetown University), Kafui Attoh (City University of New York), and Declan Cullen (George Washington University) was published in the academic journal Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.


The authors were honored to receive the award, and made the following statement:

We are humbled to receive the Ashby Award. We are grateful to the editors of EPA: Economy and Space for their generous reading of our article. And we are hopeful that our examination of one workplace, in one industry, in one city offers some use to scholars, activists, and policymakers who want to support meaningful worker solidarities in the years to come.


You can read the full announcement here:


The paper has been made available without a paywall for 1 year.

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