|Title||Associate Professor, |
Director, Urban Studies Research Cluster
|Division||Social Sciences Division|
|Affiliations||American Studies Department, |
Latin American & Latino Studies
|Web Site||Urban Studies Research Cluster|
|Office||College Eight 208|
|Office Hours||Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30; Wednesdays 10:30 - 12:00; and by appointment|
|Campus Mail Stop||College Eight Faculty Services|
Research InterestsUrban sociology, geography, media and cultural studies, classical and contemporary social theory, globalization, and New York City.
Biography, Education and TrainingBA, Eugene Lang College, New School for Social Research
PhD, City University of New York Graduate Center
Selected PublicationsCrisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2013. (with Kevin Fox Gotham)
Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World. New York: Routledge, 2008. Winner of the Robert E. Park Book Award from the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association
"Luxury and Diversity: Re-branding New York in the Age of Bloomberg" in Melissa Aronczyk and Devon Powers, eds., Blowing up the Brand: Critical Perspectives on Promotional Culture. New York: Peter Lang, 2010.
"From 9/11 to 8/29: Post-Disaster Response and Recovery in New York and New Orleans" (with Kevin Fox Gotham). Social Forces 87(2), December 2008, 1-24.
"Marketing the City in Crisis: Branding and Restructuring New York City in the 1970's and Post 9/11 Era," in Anne Cronin and Kevin Hetherington, eds., Consuming the Entrepreneurial City: Image, Memory, Spectacle. New York: Routledge, 2007.
Courses TaughtSOCY 105A: Classical Sociological Theory
SOCY 210: The Making of Classical Theory
SOCY 131: Culture, Knowledge, Power
SOCY 10: Issues and Problems in American Society
SOCY 177G: Global Cities