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, computational social science (CSS), federal social policy and social work practice. Currently, she has two active areas of research: (1) designing ethical approaches to algorithmic decision making in human services and (2) using social media  to understand the lived experience of marginalized communities in the United States, as amplified by digitally networked social movements. You can follow her on Twitter (@housingthecity). 



Curriculum Vita

Updated 11/14/18 

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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.