York College / City University of New York
Apkarian, Jacob

Apkarian, Jacob

Associate Professor

Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 718-262-2986
Office Location: AC-4D06B
Email: japkarian@york.cuny.edu

Jacob Apkarian is an Associate Professor of Sociology at York College studying organizational governance. He is currently a Research Fellow at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions. His research examines the institutional logics guiding organizational decision making in the finance industry and in higher education. He is interested in quantitative methods and teaches research methods and statistics to sociology, anthropology, and political science majors. He has published an online open access textbook covering statistical analysis of social network data with Robert Hanneman. Jacob has applied his expertise in statistical modeling to collaborate on research in a variety of disciplines including criminal justice, political science, and social psychology. His research has been cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Science Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, and other news outlets.

Office Hours

Tuesday1:00pm - 4:00pm


PhD University of California, Riverside Sociology 2015 
BS Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Physics 2005 

Areas of Expertise

  • Organizations
  • Socioeconomics
  • Higher Education
  • Social Networks
  • Quantitative Methods

Publications in Field Of Expertise