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Eric Klinenberg
Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg

Sociologist & Co-Author, Modern Romance

Eric Klinenberg is a professor of sociology and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He is a co-author of Modern Romance, which investigates the nature of dating in the digital era. Klinenberg is also the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone. His scholarly work has been published in academic journals including the American Sociological Review, Theory and Society, and Ethnography. He has contributed to numerous leading news platforms as well as the radio program, This American Life.

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Eric Klinenberg discusses dating in the digital age and the best way to find love online.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Eric Klinenberg discusses online dating and how having too many options can prevent you from finding long-term love.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Eric Klinenberg joins a panel to discuss love and sex in the time of "swipe right" dating apps.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Living alone doesn't necessary mean you are alone. Eric Klinenberg gives a talk on his book, Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Eric Klinenberg advises on how to pick the perfect dating profile picture for men and women.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

“Scientists working with Match.com found that the kind of partner people said they wanted often didn’t match up with what they were actually interested in. People filter too much; they’d be better off vetting dates in person.”

Saturday, June 13, 2015