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I am an Associate Professor of Sociology at Queens College in the City University of New York. My specialties include the sociologies of media, marketing, personal finance, organizations, economic markets, and quantitative analysis. I am a faculty member in Queens College‚Äôs Program in Data Analytics & Applied Social Research and serve as co-Director of the Queens Podcast Lab.

This website serves as a catalog and repository of my content creation, and a platform for communicating with students and those who share my research, development, or creative interests.


Recent Posts

  • Working with NYPD Data: Shootings Under DeBlasio

    Tutorial to derive trend graphs of crime using NYPD data from NYC OpenData. Continue reading

  • COVID-19 Forced Fall 2020 Sociology Department Workshop Online

    A note for posterity: COVID pushed QC Sociology’s workshop onto Zoom. Continue reading

  • Quick Tutorial: American Community Survey

    A quick walk-through of simple analyses using American Community Survey data. Continue reading


Recent Additions to the Podcast Archive

  • Entrepreneurship (Rasmus Koss Hartman)

    A look at the field of entrepreneurship research with Rasmus Hartman, Copenhagen Business School. Continue reading

  • Steak Umm

    We meet the person behind the Steak Umm Twitter account, and learn how a commercial meat product used sociology to gain social media follows. Continue reading

  • Frontiers of Neurosociology (Firat, Michalska & Kalkhoff)

    We discuss research at the intersection of brain science and social science. Continue reading


Recent Additions to the Video Archive


Current Projects

Podcasting & Web 2.0

Data Analytics

General Sociology


Past Projects

Personal Finance (2017)

Neoliberalism (2010)

Online Teaching (2012)


On Twitter

Recent Podcasts Series

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