Conrad Jacober

PhD Candidate, Sociology

Conrad Jacober is a PhD student in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, where he studies the financialization of the American economy and the globalization of American finance. Originally from Cincinnati, he graduated from Kenyon College in 2015 with Highest Honors in Sociology. Conrad’s current project examines the role of American commercial banks in breaking the regulatory straitjacket of the New Deal and building the foundation for a financialized regime of accumulation centered on household debt. His research has been supported by the Harvard Business School, the Rockefeller Archive Center, the UNC Chapel Hill Wilson Library, and the Hagley Museum and Library.”