Kody Steffy

Kody Steffy is a sociologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU) in Oslo, Norway. Before coming to NIFU, Kody worked to build the office of IU Undergraduate Research at Indiana University and served as faculty at Michigan State University. He earned his PhD from Indiana University and completed his undergraduate work at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.

At NIFU, Kody is part of the R-QUEST team. He is currently studying gender inequalities in resource access among academic researchers (here) and the influence of career demands on research practice.

Kody studies meaning-making and inequality in working life. His research on the life aspirations of young adults who find themselves underemployed (here) has been featured by the Chicago Tribune (here), the London School of Economics (here), and the Spanish newspaper El Confidencial (here).

For more information about his published works or current projects, please see his CV or contact him directly at kody.steffy@nifu.no.

Kody also has a background and interest in documentary photography. If you're curious, you can see some of his work here.