Karen Gregory is a lecturer in sociology at the Center for Worker Education/Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the City College of New York. Her interests are ethnography, contemporary social theory, and the sociology of labor. She recently defended her dissertation, entitled “Enchanted Entrepreneurs: The Labor of Esoteric Practitioners in New York City”, which explores the intersection of contemporary spirituality, labor, and social media. Karen is currently at work on a project that explores the relationship between financialization, the digital economy, and the “metaphysics” of abundance.
Prior to joining the faculty at City College, Karen was an Instructional Technology Fellow at the Macaulay Honors College (Hunter College), as well as held a Teaching and Learning Fellowship in the Office of General Education at Queens College. She was also Writing Fellow at LaGuardia Community College. Karen has several years of teaching experience and is deeply committed to a multi-media pedagogy that positions students as engaged scholars and writers.
Most hours of the day, you can find her on Twitter @claudiakincaid
For more about Karen’s writing, publications, and teaching, click here: http://opencuny.org/karengregory/