About Me


Dr. Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at the City University of New York’s Hunter College. Her research interests intersect demography, data science, housing policy and social welfare. Currently, she has three active areas of research: (1) identifying the impacts of the U.S. foreclosure crisis on Latinos; (2) exploring how supervised machine learning can be used to scale up theoretically driven qualitative coding, and (3) using Twitter to understand the lived experience of marginalized communities in the United States. You can follow her on Twitter (@housingthecity).

Curriculum Vitae (Updated 1/15/18)

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Recent Publications:

Rodriguez, M. Y., Ostrow, L., & Kemp, S. P. (2016). Scaling Up Social Problems: Strategies for Solving Social Work’s Grand Challenges. Research on Social Work Practice, DOI: 1049731516658352.

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