Founding: My edtech startup, Vital Thought, provides humanities insight from PhD trained experts in real time. Courses focus on contemporary theory, cultural literacy, and tech ethics. Platform is forthcoming; beta testing in Summer 2023.
Sustainable Urban Horticulture: I'm currently consulting on brand and growth strategy while apprenticing with the Master Gardener behind Green Bey Gardens NYC.
Writing: My doctoral research in Cultural Analysis & Theory analyzes the history and psychology of technoindustrial power in relation to the climate crisis.
Researching: I have been tracking and synthesizing insights from a range of interdiciplinary and cross industry sources for over 15 years. I focus particularly on: science & technology studies, cognitive science, sustainability, consciousness studies, existential phenomenology, and psychoanalytic deconstruction, market trends, ecological & landscape change and management, higher education, the responsible tech industry, art & design, activism and social movements, alt economies, media, material and experiential culture and subculture on and off the internet.
Painting: My visual work is influenced by themes in my research: materiality, vitality, and the tension of the nature/culture relation.
Consulting: I provide guidance for special research initiatives, small organization growth, experiential analysis, and aesthetic and cultural strategy. Schedule a free meeting by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.