I am a comparative-historical sociologist and assistant research scientist at the Arrighi Center for Global Studies, Johns Hopkins University and Associate Research Scholar at Princeton University, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.

My broad research areas are global and transnational sociology, comparative-historical sociology, international political economy, political sociology and sociology of development with the following thematic foci:

My research uses quantitative and comparative-historical methods to examine serious challenges facing the world and prospects for social justice in the 21st century.

Currently, at the Arrighi Center for Global Studies at the Johns Hopkins University and at the Princeton Institute for International Studies at Princeton University, I am working on my current book project entitled “Global Waves of Nationalism: Capitalism, Geopolitics and State-Formation in the Longue Duree”.

At the Johns Hopkins University, I am also co-coordinating research working groups at the Arrighi Center for Global Studies (Global Social Protest research working group and Development research working group) and co-coordinating the Global Social Change and Development Track (a double major in International Studies and Sociology).