Three years into my time at MIT, I’m trying to get back into the habit of blogging, something that was a near-daily habit for me… Read More »Monithon and Monitorial Citizenship in Italy
In 2006, American adman Dan Ligon shared a video, “Ha Ha Ha America”, that he’d entered in the Sundance film festival. The video presents itself… Read More »Imagining Wenzhou – How can we use the Internet to introduce readers to unfamiliar cities?
My students Erhardt Graeff, Matt Stempeck and I have a new paper in First Monday, titled “The Battle for ‘Trayvon Martin’: Mapping a Media Controversy… Read More »How Trayvon Martin’s death became a national story about race: a new paper
It’s not obvious from looking at me, but while I’m American, I’m deeply partisan towards the nation of Ghana. I moved to Accra, Ghana in… Read More »Promise Tracker and Monitorial Citizenship