Bio + CV

Bio: Carey Sargent earned his BA in Music and Sociology from Bates College and his PhD in Sociology from the University of Virginia. He publishes on labor and technology in knowledge and culture industries and has taught courses on public sociology, social movements, higher education, and new media. While teaching at the University of Virginia, Carey was also a Faculty Fellow at the Teaching Resource Center where he collaborated with the Office of University Community Partnerships to build an on-line repository of teaching materials for community based learning. In 2011, Carey joined the Scholarship Technology department at Occidental College as the Social Science Consultant where he built an on-line knowledge base for teaching with technology in a liberal arts context and offered a series of research workshops for the social sciences with special attention to using on-line public data, critical analysis of data visualization, and new modes of scholarly communication. Currently, Carey is an Associate Director of the Center for Digital Liberal Arts at Occidental College.

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Press


USA Today, What’s a B.A. in English Worth Anymore?

By Mary Beth Marklein | April 8, 2013
Interview with me and Occidental students in my course Liberal Arts at the Brink? Navigating the Crisis in Higher Education.

LA Weekly, Taiwanese Surf Rock Puppetry? Yes, Please!
By Amanda Lewis | April 3, 2012
Review of Dzian! performance event at community arts space, the Concord.

KEXP 90.3 FM Seattle, 2010 Pop Conference at EMP|SFM: The Pop Machine Wrap Up
By Chris Estey | April 19, 2010
Review of the Experience Music Pop Conference where I performed with Pinko Communoids and presented “Trappin’ in the “best place to live””

Cville Weekly, Women are Everywhere Charlottesville’s Art Community, So Where are the Women in Rock?
By Andrew Cedermark | May 25, 2010
Interview on the gender politics of the Charlottesville music scene.

Style Weekly, The Third Ear
By Brent Baldwin | March 5, 2008
Interview about my dissertation about musicians careers and social media in Central Virginia

Cville Weekly, Becoming Dr. Rock
By Scott Weaver | February 5, 2008
Interview about my dissertation about musicians careers and social media in Central Virginia