Menu +

As Seen On


I have been interviewed many times by media outlets on several subjects. My professional and academic work has also been cited on many sites.


Tampa Bay Times (12 August 2016) – Alarm raised over report denouncing CentCom workplace culture

Tampa Tribune (11 October 2015) – Military savings plan aims to get troops thinking about their finances

The Ridiculously Inconsistent Trickle of Consciousness Podcast (14 March 2014) – An Interview with Michael “Jordi Scrubbings” Lortz

Tampa Bay Times (8 November 2013) – Tampa Bay veterans get job advice they can work with

WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio, Tampa (12 August 2011) – Social Media on Display at St. Pete During Tweet-Up at Dali Museum (24 April 2009) – An Interview with Jordi Scrubbings

The Starting Five (29 Jan 2008) – Five Questions to Take Advantage of a Black Sense of Urgency

Baseball interviews:

Tampa Tribune (11 August 2015) – Attendance surges after Rays give free tickets to veterans

Tampa Tribune (18 July 2015) – Military, veterans get in free for rest of Rays’ season (18 July 2015) – View from the other side: Rays attendance questions for Michael Lortz of Tampa Bay Baseball Market

Tampa Tribune (12 July 2015) – Rays Almost No. 1 in MLB – for smallest crowds (3 May 2015) – Sully Baseball Podcast

CENTRO (12 February 2015) – Béisbol sopla a favor del mercado hispano (Baseball’s effect on Tampa’s Hispanic businesses) (10 July 2014) – View From the Other Side: Questions for Mike Lortz of Tampa Bay Baseball

Seamheads Radio Show, (19 September 2011) – The Sully Baseball Show: Podcast

Tampa Bay Times (29 March 2011) – For some Rays fans, assault rifle doesn’t match their image of Evan Longoria (23 February 2009) – Auction Block, Spring Training Edition (as Jordi Scrubbings)

Sports On My Mind (20 October 2008) – Interview with Rays Fan Jordi Scrubbings Before Game 7

Research Cited:

USA (19 February 2018) – The Tampa Bay Rays haven’t outdrawn the Lightning in 5 years and desperately need to relocate

Tampa Bay Business Journal (29 January 2016) – Exclusive: Rays’ new Chief Business Officer Jeff Cogen’s first Tampa Bay interview

My Peshmerga thesis is cited on the following Wikipedia pages: