PLOTCON 2016: Kristen Sosulski, The Future of Business Intelligence: Data Visualization


Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Clinical Associate Professor of Information, Operations & Management Sciences, Director of Education for the W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab

Kristen Sosulski is a Clinical Associate Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University Stern School of Business. She is also the Director of Education for the W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab. She teaches Data Visualization, Operations in Panama, Ops in NYC, the core information systems undergraduate course and social media strategy for startups course called Electronic Communities.

Professor Sosulski's scholarly interests include learning sciences, new media, 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, business and social media projects. She is the co-author of 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 higher education, learning, and 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

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

Courses Taught

  • Data Visualization
  • Electronic Communities
  • Information Technology in Business and Society
  • Operations in Panama
  • Operations Management: Ops in NYC
  • Search and the New Economy

Academic Background

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

Columbia University

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Columbia University

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