I am an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New YorkQueens College.  I’m a faculty member in the Department of Sociology and both member and former Director of Queens College’s Master’s Program in Data Analytics and Social Research.

My research focuses on household finance, economic policy, and wellbeing in 21st century America.  I wrote Financial Crisis in America’s Middle Class (2017, Praeger), and I co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity Press).


Newly Released

My new book, Financial Crisis in American Households (Praegar), has been released.  Ask your librarian to order a copy today!

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Watch my June 17, 2017 interview on Forward Nation, in which I discuss my new book Financial Crisis in American Households


The Annex

The Annex is a sociology-themed podcast.  Check it out at www.theannexpodcast.com