Patrick Sweeney is Doctoral Faculty in Media Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. He was previously a Technology Fellow at Macaulay Honors College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY; the Digital Fellows Coordinator at the Digital Scholarship Lab at The Graduate Center, CUNY; and taught in the Psychology Department at Hunter College, CUNY. He has published on topics including the ethics of social media data in psychological research, media representations of social identities and urban change after trauma, and the theory and praxis of ethics and methods pedagogy. He has long used media as a tool for social change and has experience in independent publishing. His interests include the history and future of psychology, science and technology studies, new media studies, and social justice.