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WHO

Professor of Teaching Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation at IY Academy, USC teaching in Academy and USC Gould School of Law

Professor of Sociology
Lorry I. Lokey Chair in Ethics

PhD Sociology, Yale University, BA Mathematical, Physical & Computer Sciences, New College of Florida

WHERE

5000 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613
Vera Long Room 105 510.430.3242

danryan at mills dot edu

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WHY
Innovation education, innovation in education, sociology of information, communities of organization, technology and society

WHEN

Office Hours: TBA by appointment.

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WHAT

COURSES: Design Thinking for Higher Education (Fall 2016) + Capstone Seminars (Fall 2016) + Innovation in Business, Social, and Government Enterprises (in development) + Simulation and Modeling in the Social and Policy Sciences + Research Methods+ GIS + Sociology of Mass Communication + Social Theory + Human Centered Design + Sociology of Everyday Life + Social Control + The popUp Curriculum + Social Networks + Math and Social Science + Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software
Teaching Evaluations 1998-present

ADVISING: Home

PUBLICATIONS: (articles) Notification + Time + Coalitions + Everything is Political ++ (book) Ghosts of Organizations Past ++ (reviews+)

HOW

I use
organizational analysis,
network analysis,
phenomenology,
agent models,
laser cutting,
3d printing,
simulation,
javascript,
python,
video,
GIS,
d3