A scholar of social science, technology, and social inequality. I’m the author of Technology and Everyday Life, Solar Power in the Developing Countries. You can also find my words in a wide range of scholarly and mainstream publications including the The Nation, New York Times, Social Text, American Quarterly, Jacobin, and The Atlantic. As Professor of sociology at Columbia University, I teach a social science research course for social justice, youth culture, and material culture.I help my students understand and practice different approaches to problem solving, including political theory and social scientific methodologies. I created this website to share my life and my practice with you.