Research Projects

 

Research project timeline:

2022

Began researching how history and collective psychology shape our perceptions of our bodies and the way we dress them.

2017

Developed algorithm to gather semantic intelligence and sentiments regarding identity, self-awareness, and choice making. Began interviewing experts.

2015

Began recruiting for a three-year ethnography of online users between the ages of 21-45 to engage them regarding personal milestones.

2013

Studied Millennials’ attitudes and behaviors around personal finance and life after debt. Funded by FINRA Foundation.

2012

Established relevance markers of a rising digital culture: Are we world building or just inventing new platforms?

2010

Studied the rise of new enterprises led by creatives in City of Houston to discern strength of the ecosystem and make future projections around job creation.

2009

Forecasted the future of luxury brands as social performance went digital.

2005

Three-year research effort on conditions that spur a widespread cultural renaissance. Resulted in the book, The RenGen: The Rise of the Renaissance Generation (2008, Simon & Schuster)

1999

Top 10 attributes of work cultures that value employee self-awareness.

1996

National study on corporate CEOs and C-suite executives and their perceived value of arts and cultural experiences.

Insatiably curious, I keep finding cool trends to research.

My research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of culture, bridging the realms of art, science, metaphysics, and technology. For a decade, I’ve been curious about the forces shaping who we are and who we hope to become.