Anne-Laure Fayard is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), where she teaches courses on Organizational Behavior, Managing Global Teams and Projects, Leadership and Creativity in MBA and executive programs. Prior to joining NYU-Poly, she was a faculty member at INSEAD, both in Singapore and in Fontainebleau. She has also been visiting scholar at the Center for Social Innovation (Ecole des Mines, Paris) in 2005 and at Design London, Imperial College (London) in the acedemic year 2009-2010. Her research interests involve organizational communication, socio-material practices, space and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Her work has been published in several leading journals such as Organization Studies, the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Information System Journal and The European Management Journal. Anne-Laure holds a BA and an MA in Philosophy from Paris – La Sorbonne, an MA in Cognitive Science from Ecole Polytechnique (Paris) and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from the Ecole des Hautes-Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris).
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Paul Attewell is a professor of sociology and of urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Vilna Bashi Treitler is Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College and at the Graduate Center Department of Sociology. She concentrates her writings and teachings on the intersection of race, ethnicity, international migration, and inequality; and qualitative research methods. She is the author of Survival of the Knitted: Immigrant Social Networks in a Stratified World (Stanford 2007), and is working on a racial analysis of the ethnic history of the United States (expected to be published in 2011 as The Ethnic Project, Stanford Press) and on the racialization of children in families formed by international and transracial adoption.
Stephen Boatright is a doctoral student in Geography and Social Theory in the Earth and Environmental Science Department at the CUNY Graduate Center. He studies the political and affective economies of homeownership with a particular focus on biopolitics and subjectivity.
Pamela Brown is a student in The New School Media Studies MA Program. Her interests include: the impact of technology on human behavior and social organization, ideology, labor, political economy of media and public policy. Pam previously worked in feature film development and as a literary manager. Pam holds her undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Dartmouth College and attended Columbia University’s Film School.
Patricia Ticineto Clough is professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at the Graduate Center and Queens College of the City University of New York.
Kim Cunningham is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Stephen M. DiDomenico is doctoral student in the Department of Communication at Rutgers University. His research interests lie primarily in the subfield of Language and Social Interaction (including Conversation Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Ethnography of Communication, etc.). Ultimately, he is interested in generating rich, detailed accounts of how identities and relationships are constructed, managed, and challenged through everyday social conduct. Some of his recent work has involved narrative and sexuality, theories of politeness, and various methodological approaches to the study of spoken discourse. He holds an MA from the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign and a BA from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.
Gregory Donovan is a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Psychology and a certificate candidate in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy at The CUNY Graduate Center. He has held fellowships at The Center for Place, Culture, and Politics and The Stanton/Heiskell Center for Telecommunication Policy, and has conducted research at The CUNY New Media Lab, The Center for Human Environments, and with several children’s educational media groups. Gregory is a Central Instructional Technology Fellow at the Macaulay Honors College, and coordinator of OpenCUNY.org. His research focuses on the mutual shaping of informational environments and young people’s work, play, civic engagement, and self-expression.
Adeola Enigbokan is an artist, researcher and teacher based in New York City. Her art and research concern the experience of living in cities today, and the way that this experience can be understood, engaged and presented through creative practice. She has presented her work in diverse venues: at the ConfluxCity Festival, Anthology Film Archive in New York, The Royal Institute for British Architects, London and the Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem. She teaches Urban Studies, Sociology and Anthropology at universities in New York City. She also maintains the weblog, www.ArchivingtheCity.com.
Colleen Eren is a PhD candidate in Sociology at CUNY’s Graduate Center. She is a former Chancellor’s fellow, and has taught courses at Queens College, Hunter, and Hofstra University, including Social Movements, Crime and Punishment, and Intro to Sociology. Her research interests include crime/deviance, gender, theory, and race/ethnicity. Outside of academia, she worked for over 5 years as Organizing Director for New Yorkers for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. She is currently writing her dissertation, titled “Profane Swindles: A Sociology of Culture Approach to Financial Crime.”
Michelle Fine is a professor in the Social/Personality Psychology program at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Valerie Francisco is a Ph.D. candidate in the sociology program at CUNY, The Graduate Center. Her academic interests include transnationalism and diaspora with a special interest on the Philippine migration, family, gender and labor, and globalization. Currently, she is working on her dissertation research with Filipino migrant women working as domestic workers in New York City and their families in the Philippines.
Rachel Goffe is a PhD student in Geography at the Graduate Center of City University of New York. She has been involved with the Media Mobilizing Project in various capacities for four years.
Kiersten Greene is a doctoral candidate in the Urban Education program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her specialization is educational policy. Her research interests lie at the intersection of policy and practice in the K-12 public school classroom, and are influenced by her experiences as a fifth grade teacher and teacher educator in New York City. Her current research focuses on the content of blogs written by teachers about their daily experiences, and the hidden transcripts embedded in these narratives.
Bruno Gulli Bruno Gulli lives and teaches philosophy in Brooklyn. He’s the author of Labor of Fire: The Ontology of Labor Between Economy and Culture and of Earthly Plenitudes: A study on Sovereignty and Labor.
Sam Han is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Kate Jenkins is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Benjamin Joseph Nobile Kampler received his BA in English with a minor in Women’s Studies from Brandeis University in 2005. He is currently working within gender studies in the John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought at New York University and is a member of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.
Tamara Kneese is a PhD candidate in the department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. Previously, she completed a master’s degree in anthropology at the University of Chicago, where she began her research on Facebook memorialization and the concept of the digital afterlife. More broadly, her research interests include affective labor, kinship and inheritance, and intellectual property law.
Elizabeth Miller is a doctoral candidate in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation research focuses on immigration, low-wage work, and social boundaries and inequalities.
Carolina Muñoz Proto was born and raised in Chile. She is a doctoral student in the Social/Personality Psychology Program of Graduate Center at CUNY and is affiliated to the Participatory Action Research Collective, and the Public Science Project . Her interests are at the intersection of psychology, social movements, and the arts/performative social science. Her current projects explore collective memory and imagination about nonviolence activism (Memoscopio) and the symbolic, material and intergenerational implications of post-prison college (Rebuilding Communities through post-prison higher education). In the past, she has studied cross-cultural mentoring relationships as potential sites for effective alliance building and mutual education towards biculturalism and social change. Carolina teaches at Hunter College, CUNY. email@example.com
Dana Neacsu is a Ph.D candidate at Rutgers University, SCI. She hopes to graduate in May 2011.
Natalya Petroff is a doctoral student in the Educational Psychology Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She holds B.A. (Philosophy) and M.S. (School Counseling) degrees from Hunter College, CUNY. As a licensed mental health counselor, she worked in the field of substance abuse and mental health for several years before entering the doctoral program at the Graduate Center. Her research interests include early language and cognitive development, academic literacy, and bilingual competence in adults. In her empirical and theoretical work she relies on socio-cultural approaches coupled with a strong interest in interdisciplinary dialog (neuroscience, philosophy).
Shivaani Selvaraj is a D.Ed. student in Adult Education at Penn State University. She is interested in the intersection of technology and learning in social movements and is a co-founder of the Media Mobilizing Project in Philadelphia.
Jessica Sperling is a doctoral candidate in the CUNY Graduate Center’s sociology program. She is currently preparing a dissertation that will examine the effect of context on ethnoracial boundaries and on the relationship between minority identity and perceived social membership; she will study these issues for children of immigrants in New York and Madrid.
Stevphen Shukaitis is an editor at Autonomedia and lecturer at the University of Essex. He is the author of Imaginal Machines: Autonomy & Self-Organization in the Revolutions of Everyday Day (2009, Autonomedia) and editor (with Erika Biddle and David Graeber) of Constituent Imagination: Militant Investigations // Collective Theorization (AK Press, 2007). His research focuses on the emergence of collective imagination in social movements and the changing compositions of cultural and artistic labor.
Saraswathi Anna Subbaraman is recent NY transplant who was born in sunny Southern California. She studies Interactive Telecommunications through Tisch at NYU. Currently focused on VR and haptic technologies, she also experiments with Physical Computing, Processing, Living Installations, and Graphic Design.
Ali Syed is a third year doctoral candidate in sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. His interests include: kinship, reproduction, technology, and the politics of methodology.
Stephanie Wakefield is a PhD student studying Geography in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the CUNY Graduate Center.