Episode 1 - What is sociology?

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So what is sociology anyway? Sociology tends to be a background discipline. Our research impacts the world around us, but you rarely hear about sociologists in the news.

Dr. David Merolla joins Dr. Baker and her co-host Val to discuss what it means to be a sociologist, what a sociologist does, and how sociology can impact society.

Currently, Dr. Merolla is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. His research interests include race and racism, sociology of education, and social psychology.

Listen to learn about what sociology is, what it isn't, and what it can do for you.
LINKS, RESOURCES, & INFORMATION:

You can read more about Dr. Merolla on the Wayne State University website and you can find his publications on Google Scholar or ResearchGate.

Find the books referenced in this episode on our Goodreads.
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David Kinney Central Michigan University

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