The Sociology show hosted by Matthew Wilkin conducts interviews with a range of different people within the world of Sociology.
Sociology in China with Richard Driscoll
In this episode, Matthew talks to Richard Driscoll who is a teacher at Shenzhen College of International Education about his experiences of teaching the subject in China for the last seven years. Richard explains how Sociology has gained a very high status amongst the students and also about a recent webinar he delivered linking Sociological issues to the pandemic.
Interview with Dr Jasmine Harris
In this episode, Matthew talks to Dr Jasmine Harris - an Associate Professor of Sociology at Ursinus College. Jasmine holds a Ph.D in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a Masters degree in Public Communications from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. Dr. Harris’ research, writing, and teaching, focus on the impacts of racism and racial inequality on Black communities and Black people as individuals, particularly when living and working in predominantly white institutional settings. Her examination of academic experiences among DI football and men’s basketball players has appeared in the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, and Philadelphia Inquirer. Her forthcoming book examines the impacts of educational racism on Black women in the U.S.
Studies and Sociologists to use for the Religion and Beliefs topic (STUDENT SPECIAL)
In this episode, Matthew talks through some key studies that are useful for the beliefs and religion topic covering issues such as Scientology, secularisation, spirituality, age and religion and apostasy.
Interview with Dr Kate Herrity & Dr Jason Warr
In this episode, Matthew talks to Dr Kate Herrity from the University of Cambridge and Dr Jason Warr from De Montford University about their new book - Sensory Penalties. Sensory Penalties reflects an explosion in explorations of the sensory and disrupts conventional expectations of both form and focus by expanding anthropological practices and craft into the field of criminology and criminological research.
Studies and Sociologists to use for the Crime & Deviance topic (STUDENT SPECIAL)
In this episode, Matthew talks through some key studies that are useful for the Crime and Deviance topic on issues such as masculinity, green crime, ethnicity, cyber crime and increasing female crime.
Interview with Dr Brian McDonough
In this episode, Matthew talks to Dr Brian McDonough who is course leader in the Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Solent university in Southampton. Brian discusses his new book; Flying Aeroplanes and Other Sociological Tales: An Introduction to Sociology and Research Methods including chapters such as 'The sociologist and the stolen bicycle'.
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Very interesting podcast
After taking a few college level sociology classes, I was thirsting for more and this podcast has been extremely satisfying for me. The topics are relevant and the interviewees are extremely knowledgeable. The host is fantastic! If you love sociology, then I’d give this a listen.