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Kristen Sosulski

Kristen Sosulski

Joined Stern 2011

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 507
New York, NY 10012

E-mail ks123@stern.nyu.edu
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Biography

Kristen Sosulski is a Clinical Associate Professor of Technology, Operations, and Statistics at New York University Stern School of Business. She is also the Executive Director for Learning Science Lab. She teaches Data Visualization, Programming in Python, R programming for Data, Operations in Panama, Ops in NYC, and the core information systems undergraduate course.

Professor Sosulski's scholarly interests include learning sciences, online education, data visualization and business analytics. Her research focuses on technological change and education. She has consulted with for profit, nonprofit and government agencies to conceptualize design and evaluate online educational, social media, and data visualization projects. She is author of Data Visualization Made Simple (2018), Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-based Guide (2015; 2011) and The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning (2013) and other articles related to business analytics, learning science, and educational technology.

Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Sosulski was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Digital Communications and Media at NYU's School of Professional Studies, where she held positions as the Assistant Divisional Dean of Programs in Business, the Academic Director of Distance Learning, and the Academic Director of NYU Online: Undergraduate Degrees for Adults and the chair of the M.S. in Instructional Design and Corporate Training program. Prior to joining NYU, she was a project manager for the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching for six years. Also, she taught introductory and advanced computer programming to graduate students at Columbia University.

Professor Sosulski received a B.S. in Information and Systems, and Management and Organizational Behavior from New York University Stern School of Business. She received a M.A., Ed.M. and Ed.D. from Columbia University.

Research Interests

  • Data Visualization
  • Technological change and higher education
  • Learning sciences
  • Online education
  • Social media and small business entrepreneurship

Courses Taught

  • Data Visualization
  • Information Technology in Business and Society
  • Operations in Panama
  • Operations Management: Ops in NYC
  • Programming and Python and Fundamentals of Software Development
  • Programming in Python
  • Projects in Programming and Data Sciences
  • R Programming for Data

Academic Background

B.S., Info. and Systems, Management and Organizations
New York University Stern School of Business

M.A.
Columbia University

Ed.M.
Columbia University

Ed.D
Columbia University

Selected Publications

Sosulski, K. (2018)
Data Visualization Made Simple
New York: Routledge

Vai, M. & K. Sosulski. (2015)
Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-based Guide (2nd Edition)
New York: Routledge

Sosulski, K. & Bongiovanni, T. (2013)
The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning
New York: Routledge

Vai, M. & K. Sosulski. (2011)
Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-based Guide
New York: Routledge

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Areas of Expertise

Industry

  • Digital
  • Social Media

Technology, Operations & Statistics

  • Data Visualization
  • Social Media