A New Transformational Leadership

In this paper, I argue that Transformational Leadership is largely transformation-less in its current formulation by ignoring the cultural nature of the self and how transformation happens in relation with diverse others. I draw on sociology, pragmatism and psychology in proposing a leadership model that is centered on the nature of transformation in ourselves and with those we lead. 

Crystal Balls and Calendars

Sociologies of the future mostly focus on what people imagine depending on their social location. Through interviews and surveys, I analyze how people imagine their futures in the immediate and distant time periods. I explore the implications of projected futures for life planning, decision making and creating future selves. 

Bad White People resources

This is a running list of resources and people that informed my Ted talk “Bad White People.” I’ve organized the sources around the 3 sections of the talk.