I am a teacher, learner, and scholar. I am the Co-Founder and Chief Insights Officer at Intentional Insights, a nonprofit that offers workshops and online resources that empower individuals and organizations to achieve their goals through transforming recent research on rational thinking and emotional intelligence into practical tools relevant to everyday life. I serve as a tenure-track professor at The Ohio State University, History Department, Newark Campus, and am a member of the Behavioral Decision-Making Initiative there. I research emotions, agency, decision-making, popular culture, and social control in historical contexts, specializing in modern Russian history.
For my research, see the Research page. For my teaching, see the Teaching page. For digital projects created by my students, see the Class-sourcing page.
Here is a brief video that tells the story of my research:
Here is a video describing class-sourcing as a digital teaching strategy:
Presentation on Class-sourcing as a Digital Teaching Strategy
Here is a video from my presentation on "Setting and Achieving Goals"
Setting and Achieving Goals