joecohen18-1024x683I am an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the City University of New YorkQueens College.  I’m a faculty member in the Department of Sociology and both member and former Director of Queens College’s Master’s Program in Data Analytics and Social Research.

My research focuses on household finance, economic policy, and wellbeing in 21st century America.  I have a book on America’s middle class financial crisis (coming out January 2017 with Praeger), and I co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (Polity Press).

I have a intermittently-updated blog at Fragile Finances (