Bros and Beer Snobs

by Evan Stewart
The rise of craft beer in the United States gives us more options than ever at happy hour. Choices in beer are closely tied to social class, and the market often veers into the world of pointlessly gendered products. Classic work in sociology has long studied how people use different cultural tastes to signal social […]

Screen Capping the News Shows Different Stories for Different Folks

by Kyle Green
During a year marked by social and political turmoil, the media has found itself under scrutiny from politicians, academics, the general public, and increasingly self-reflexive journalists and editors. Fake news has entered our lexicon both as a form of political meddling from foreign powers and a dismissive insult directed towards any less-than-complimentary news coverage of […]

In Alabama’s Special Election, What about the Men?

by Mairead Eastin Moloney
If you want to know who to thank for Doug Jones winning in Alabama – you can thank Black Women. #AlabamaSenateElection pic.twitter.com/8h5kfEbyJt — UltraViolet (@UltraViolet) December 13, 2017 Over the last few weeks, commentary about alleged sexual predator Roy Moore’s failure to secure a seat in the U.S. Senate has flooded our news and social […]

Editor and Principal Writer

Evan Stewart is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Minnesota. He earned a BA in political theory and social policy from Michigan State University and an MA in sociology from UMN. His research on political culture and public opinion, especially on the political impact of the growing non-religious population in the United States, has appeared in journals such as Social Forces, Social Currents, and The Sociological Quarterly. Evan serves as the graduate editor at The Society Pages, and has worked as an Edelstein Fellow with the American Mosaic Project and an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow with the UMN Center for the Study of Political Psychology.

Founder

Lisa Wade, PhD, is the editor and principal writer for 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 now a tenured professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

Her most 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. She is currently working on what she hopes will be a rousing, tide-turning take on the introduction to sociology textbook.

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