Professor of Sociology
Neustadtl is a professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he works with the Internet Scholars Program. He is also an associate editor of the journal IT & Society. He has published many articles and two books, Money Talks and Dollars and Votes, on the issues surrounding power elites and campaign finance. Neustadtl is also a member of the inter-university research team recently awarded a grant to study the social science aspects of terrorism. The University of Maryland is home to START, a major U.S.-sponsored social and behavioral research center dedicated to reducing worldwide terrorism. Its research focuses on areas such as how to disrupt the formation of terror networks and minimize the impact of future attacks. His articles on the Internet and time displacement have appeared in IT&Society and Social Science Computer Review with Maryland colleagues Meyer Kestnbaum and John Robinson. With Kestnbaum and Robinson, he directed the University of Maryland's summer "WebShop", in which 50 top graduate students from around the country interact with leading Internet Scholars. In partnership with Paul DiMaggio at Princeton University, he is analyzing data from the Internet module questions that were introduced into the General Social Survey.
University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Ph.D., Sociology