Scholar + Organizer of Networks and Organizations
You never step into the same river twice. — Heraclitus
We are nodes in the always unfolding networks of our own weaving.
What I do
I am an “idea wrestler” by nature.
My research and writing (MA in Sociology; PhD in Management) have analyzed how organizations, networks, and movements work and how they work together. My goal is to better understand how real change happens.
My true calling: to connect ideas with the people I love best, people who want to be useful, people, as poet Marge Piercy writes, “who dive into work head first/without dallying in the shallows….”
What I’m talking about Lately
In my quest to synthesize network theory and social movement research for usable tools, I pulled three books off my shelf to revisit which ones will help with this. They are: Networks of Courage and Hope by Manuel CastellsCommunities and Networks by Katherine...
Netcentric is a word I coined, I think, to describe approaching organizing and action while conscious of networks.
My son, Aley, has been interested in edible landscapes. He pulled up some garlic mustard from our yard — yes it is a weed!