Societies — Editors


Dr. Gregor Wolbring
Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies in Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
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Interests: community empowerment; technology governance; disability studies; ability studies; ethics; sustainability; health systems; ecohealth
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Editorial Board

Dr. Brennan K. Berg
The Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management, the University of Memphis, 206 Elma Roane Fieldhouse, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
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Interests: sport policy; sport and public health; sport diplomacy; sport development; mixed martial arts
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Department of Political and Social Sciences (SPS), European University Institute, Villa San Felice, Via dei Roccettini 9, I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI), Italy
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Interests: social Inequality, education, family, labor markets
Prof. Dr. John Bodel
Department of Classics, Brown University, Box 1856, 48 College St., Providence, RI 02912, USA
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Interests: early societies and cultures; slavery; epigraphy and writing systems; death and the afterlife; special interest: Roman Empire
Dr. Nicholas David Bowman
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University, 108 Armstrong Hall, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
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Interests: media psychology, experimental methods, entertainment theory, quantitative methods, video games, social media
Prof. Dr. Terry Nichols Clark
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
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Interests: urban sociology; transnational processes; sociology of culture; social theory
Dr. Claire Donovan
Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
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Interests: research evaluation; research policy; higher education policy; sociology of knowledge; sociological theory; (social) science and society
Prof. Dr. Anthony Elliott
Department of Sociology, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide 5001, South Australia, Australia
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Interests: social theory; identity studies; globalization; sociology of modern societies; psychoanalysis
Prof. Shaun Gallagher
Department of Philosophy, University of Memphis, 331 Clement Hall, 3720 Alumni Ave, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
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Interests: phenomenology and the cognitive sciences, embodiment, self, agency and inter-subjectivity, hermeneutics, and the philosophy of time
Dr. Graeme Gilloch
Department of Sociology, Bowland North, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YT, UK
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Interests: social and cultural theory; critical theory; visual and urban culture; memory studies
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Special Issue in Societies: Ghost-towns: Cityscapes, Memories and Critical Theory
Dr. Phillip J. Granberry
Economics Department, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA 02125, USA
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Interests: social capital; international migration; urban affairs
Dr. Martin Hand
Department of Sociology, Queen's University, 99 University Ave, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Kanada, Canada
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Interests: Digital Culture: temporality, visuality, datafication, memory, ethnography, theory; Consumption: theory and practice, sustainability, mundane technologies; Cultural Sociology: cultural institutions, material culture, theory
Prof. Todd Herrenkohl
School of Social Work, University of Washington, 4101 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
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Interests: Etiology and prevention of interpersonal and family violence; Foundations and applications of resilience research; Evidence-based practices in social work; Positive youth development; Social and emotional learning in children and adolescents; Community collaborations to enhance best practices in positive youth development
Dr. Mie Hiramoto
Department of English Language & Literature, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Cresent, Singapore 119260, Singapore
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Interests: sociolinguistics, language, gender and sexuality, language contact and change, language and media
Dr. Val Marie Johnson
Department of Sociology, Criminology, Women & Gender Studies, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, Canada
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Interests: histories and theories of social power and identity (particularly focused on how gender and sexuality intersect with class, race and colonialism, ethnicity, age, citizenship), and of cities and urban social relations; socio-legal and governmentality studies
Dr. Lutz Kaelber
Department of Sociology, University of Vermont, 31 So. Prospect St. Burlington, VT 05405, USA
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Interests: collective memory, theory, Max Weber, comparative historical sociology; disability studies; sociology of religion, sociology of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
Dr. David Karjanen
American Studies, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, MN 55455, USA
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Interests: political economy; inequality; urban issues; migration; race; gender; social power; work; labor markets
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Kivisto
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Welfare, Augustana College, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201, USA
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Interests: immigration, religion,theory, politics, race and ethnicity
Prof. Dr. Daniel Lee Kleinman
Department of Community and Environmental Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Agricultural Hall, 1450 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
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Interests: knowledge economy; higher education; universities; Interdisciplinarity; democracy; deliberative democracy; expertise; Colony Collapse Disorder; biotechnology
Dr. Daniel H. Krymkowski
Department of Sociology, University of Vermont, 31 So. Prospect St. Burlington, VT 05405, USA
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Interests: social class inequality; ethnic, racial, and gender inequality; social mobility; research methods and statistics; mathematical modeling; game theory; natural resource management
Prof. Dr. Eugène Loos
Department Political and Organization Science, Utrecht University School of Governance, Bijlhouwerstraat 6, 3511 ZC UTRECHT, The Netherlands
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Interests: New Media Use: A Generational Approach; Old People and New Media; Silver Gaming; Identification with Digital Images; Ageism
Dr. Jacqueline Low
Department of Sociology, Carleton Hall, Room 132, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3, Canada
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Interests: sociology of health; illness; health policy and health care; in particular chronic illness; disability; and alternative and complementary therapies; deviant behavior; qualitative research methods; sociology of the body
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Special Issue in Societies: Embodied Action, Embodied Theory: Understanding the Body in Society
Prof. Deborah Lupton
News & Media Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra, Bruce 2601, Australia
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Interests: digital sociology; sociology of health and illness; the body; risk; critical studies of digital health; parenting cultures; obesity politics
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Special Issue in Societies: Beyond Techno-Utopia: Critical Approaches to Digital Health Technologies
Prof. Dr. Siniša Malešević
School of Sociology, University College Dublin, Newman Building, D402 Belfield Dublin 4, Ireland
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Interests: war and organised violence; ethnicity and nationalism; sociological theory; historical sociology and the Balkans
Dr. Stuart McClean
Public Health Senior Lecturer in Health & Social Sciences Affiliation: Department of Health and Social Sciences 3L07 Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Coldharbour Ln, Frenchay, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
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Interests: complementary and alternative medicine, migration and health, global public health, cancer patient experience, men's health
Dr. Katrina Bell McDonald
Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
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Interests: sociology of the family; race, class, and gender; intersectionality; race relations; qualitative methodology
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Special Issue in Societies: Intersectionality: Disentangling the Complexity of Inequality
Prof. Dr. Lisa Jean Moore
Sociology and Gender Studies Department, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY 10577, USA
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Interests: medical sociology, sex and gender studies, science and technology studies, critical body studies, animal studies, food studies
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Special Issue in Societies: Gender and Social Change
Prof. Dr. Andrea Nightingale
Department of Classics, 450 Serra Mall, Building 110, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2145, USA
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Interests: ancient philosophy, Greek literature, Greek culture, Roman literature and culture (especially in late antiquity), modern philosophy, ecological Studies
Dr. Nick Osbaldiston
Senior Lecturer in Sociology, College of Arts, Society and Education, James Cook University, Cairns, POBOX 6811, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Interests: lifestyle migration; amenity migration; cultural sociology; rural sociology; sociology of place and space; coasts; classical sociology; sociology of academic labour
Dr. Teela Sanders
School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
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Interests: prostitution; sex trade, sex work; informal economies; gender; regulation; ethnography
Dr. Peter Stamatov
Department of Sociology, Yale University, P.O. Box 208265, New Haven, CT 06520-8265, USA
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Interests: social movements; religion; culture; empire; transnational processes; theory; nationalism
Dr. Michael A. Stefanone
Department of Communication, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
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Interests: social networks; social media; quantitative research methods
Prof. Paul B. Stretesky
Department of Social Sciences, University of Northumbria, Newcastle City Campus, 2 Ellison Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
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Interests: criminological theory, statistics, environmental justice and environmental crime
Prof. Dr. Simon Swain
Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
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Interests: culture and society in the period of the Roman Empire; development of the legacy of Classical Antiquity in the world of the Islamic middle ages
Prof. Richard Tewksbury
Department of Justice Administration, University of Louisville, 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208, USA
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Interests: Sexual Offenders & Offenses, Sex Offender Registration, Correctional Institution Culture, Prison Sexual Violence, Victimization Risks, Sex, Gender and Sexuality
Dr. Edmund Thomas
Department of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University, 38 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3EU, UK
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Interests: monumentality; architecture and society; architecture and text; spolia and re-use
Prof. Dr. Madine VanderPlaat
Department of Sociology & Criminology, 923 Robie St., Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Interests: Immigrant women, children and families; social exclusion; health equity; citizen participation; feminist methodologies
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Special Issue in Societies: On the Move: Human Migration Past, Present and Future
Special Issue in Societies: Decolonizing Methodologies
Dr. N. Eugene Walls
Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Craig Hall, Room 438 2148 S. High St. Denver, CO 80208, USA
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Interests: gender; lesbian and gay issues; homelessness; modern prejudice theory; social dominance theory; multicultural social work education
Prof. Jay Winter
Department of History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
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Interests: Europe: 20th century British & European history; War & society; History & memory
Dr. Valerie Zawilski
Department of Sociology, King's University College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 2M3, Canada
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Interests: social inequality; social movements; social justice in post-conflict societies; global health and human trafficking
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Special Issue in Societies: Social Inequality and the Global Slave Trade
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