Crying Over Gochujang

by Sangyoub Park
It is good to be a Korean today because the world is fascinated with Koreanness, from K-pop to K-dramas, K-movies, K-food, K-fashion, and K-beauty. It is no exaggeration to say that Korean culture has become synonymous with being cool and being hip. Things were quite different, however, not too long ago. It was around 2018 […]

Happy New Year?

by Evan Stewart
As the new year brings in a new peak in COVID cases across the country, we all have a right to feel a little down in the dumps. One trend picked up by surveys earlier in the pandemic was a drop in self-reported happiness. Now, with a new year of General Social Survey data released, […]

Back to Basics: Selling Sociology

by Evan Stewart
Despite, well, everything, we are trying to get back into the classroom as much as we can at the start of a new academic year. I am scheduled to teach Introduction to Sociology for the first time this coming spring and planning the course this fall. Whether in person or remote, I will be ecstatic […]

Editor and Principal Writer

Evan Stewart is an assistant professor of sociology at University of Massachusetts Boston. His research on political culture and institutional distrust and disaffiliation has appeared in journals such as Social Forces, Sociological Theory, Social Currents, and The Sociological Quarterly. Evan holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Minnesota and a BA in political theory and social policy from Michigan State University.

Founder

Lisa Wade, PhD, is the founder of Sociological Images. Born and raised in California, she earned a BA in philosophy from UC Santa Barbara, an MA in human sexuality from NYU, and a PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is an Associate Professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, with appointments in Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Newcomb Institute. Her recent book, American Hookup, is an open-minded, compassionate, and unflinching account of the new culture of sex on campus. She is also the author of the bestselling textbook Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions, with Myra Marx Ferree, and the co-editor of Assigned, a book about life with gender. Forthcoming is a rousing, tide-turning take on the introduction to sociology textbook: Terrible Magnificent Sociology. You can join Lisa on Twitter and Instagram. Or, you can visit her website for her curriculum vitae, syllabi, information on public speaking, and more.