I am a social theorist who teaches sociology at Boston College. I specialize in Critical Theory and methodology. In my dissertation I focus on elements of authoritarian populism in popular culture, regarding moralities of inter-group relations, and representations of medical science and the military. I am editor of the volume Critical Theory and Authoritarian Populism, recently published by University of Westminster Press. I organized the book through an unaffiliated international research network on critical theory that I founded in October of 2016, and continue to direct.