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The Annex Sociology Podcast

The Annex Sociology Podcast

Queens Podcast Lab

91
Followers
237
Plays
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The Annex is an academic sociology-themed podcast. It discusses news, debates, and research findings that are of interest to professional sociology scholars.

Latest Episodes

Inequality in the Restaurant Industry (Eli Wilson)

EToday, The Annex meets Eli Wilson (University of New Mexico) to discuss his book, Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers (NYU Press). Special guest hosts Ellen Meiser (University of Hawaii) and Nga Than (CUNY Graduate Center) Photo Credit. By schramms - https://www.flickr.com/photos/schramms/5267312978/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=77125248

54 min5 d ago
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Inequality in the Restaurant Industry (Eli Wilson)

Urban Doomsday Preppers (Anna Bounds)

EIn today's episode of The Annex, we present a talk with Anna Bounds (CUNY Queens College) to discuss her book on urban doomsday preparation, Bracing for the Apocalypse: An Ethnographic Study of New York's 'Prepper" Subculture (2020, Routledge). Our talk took place in May, during New York's darkest COVID19 days. We talk about the immediate impact of COVID19 in New York City, and how the prepper community prepared for such a day. Our discussion was recorded on May 5, 2020. Photo Credits. By Original: United States Department of Defense (either the U.S. Army or the U.S. Navy)Derivative work: Victorrocha (talk) - Operation_Crossroads_Baker_(wide).jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6931019

53 min1 w ago
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Urban Doomsday Preppers (Anna Bounds)

The Sociology of Food (Bowen, Gaddis & Young)

EToday, we jump into the world of the sociology of food with three excellent experts from the field. Sarah Bowen (North Carolina State), author of Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It (Oxford) Jennifer Gaddis (University of Wisconsin, Madison Human Ecology) is author of The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Read Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools (UC Press). Kara Young, who is currently working on Gut Feelings: The Emotions of Food Inequality. Photo Credit. By FranHogan - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=92751823

48 min2 w ago
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The Sociology of Food (Bowen, Gaddis & Young)

Politicizing the Census (Rob Santos)

EToday, The Annex meets Rob Santos, Chief Methodologist at the Urban Institute and incoming President of the American Statistical Association. We discuss concerns about the politicization of the 2020 Census, and pursuing careers in private research. Special guest co-host Joshua De La Rosa, Senior Data Scientist for the City of New York and Adjunct Lecturer at Queens College's Data Analytics Program. Photo Credit. Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1334605

73 min3 w ago
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Politicizing the Census (Rob Santos)

The Challenge of Chairing (Wynn, Besen-Cassino and Weeden)

EToday, The Annex is pleased to present a very special episode assembled by Jonathan Wynn from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst on the challenges of chairing sociology departments in the face of COVID19 and the many other challenges society faces. He is joined by two experienced departmental leaders, Yasemin Bessen-Cassino (Montclair State) and Kim Weeden (Cornell University). Photo Credit. By Pexels - https://pixabay.com/en/chairs-conference-room-furniture-2181923/ archive copy, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75937422

46 minSEP 21
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The Challenge of Chairing (Wynn, Besen-Cassino and Weeden)

Inequality Among Doctors (Tania Jenkins)

EWe sit down with Tania Jenkins (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) about Doctor's Orders (Columbia University Press), a book about occupational inequality in America's medical profession. We talk about Medical Doctors and Osteopathic Doctors, the origins of this professional distinction, how this inequality plays out in doctors' career trajectories, and whether these occupational distinctions lead to differences in quality of care. Hosts Joseph Cohen and Leslie Hinkson.

52 minSEP 14
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Inequality Among Doctors (Tania Jenkins)

Twitter (Stephen Barnard)

EToday, we talk about Twitter and its effects on our informational diet with Stephen Barnard of St Lawrence University. Stephen is the author of author ofCitizens at the Gates: Twitter, Networked Publics, and the Transformation of American Journalism(2018, Palgrave Macmillan), and co-author ofAll Media are Social: Sociological Perspectives on Mass Media(2020, Routledge).

46 minJUN 8
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Twitter (Stephen Barnard)

Social Isolation and Physical Distancing in Time (Boyles, Sangaramoorthy & Finlay)

EWhat effect will social isolation and physical distancing have on already marginalized communities during the COVID-19 pandemic? In this episode, we talk to three colleagues from a variety of social sciences to understand the different dimensions of social isolation during the pandemic. Dr. Andrea Boylesis an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Social and Behavioral Sciences at Lindenwood University. She studies police-citizen relations, neighborhood disadvantage and disorder, and community reliance and collective action. She is the author of two books:Race, Place, and Suburban Policing: Too Close for ComfortandYou Can't Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America. Dr. ThurkaSangaramoorthyis an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She studies care for those living with HIV, care systems for non-citizen immigrants, and local community expertise in understanding social phenomenon. She is the author o...

38 minJUN 1
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Social Isolation and Physical Distancing in Time (Boyles, Sangaramoorthy & Finlay)

Racialized Organizations (Victor Ray)

EIn this week's episode of The Annex, we talk about the concept of "racialized organizations" with Victor Ray (University of Iowa). Victor recently published "Why So Many Organizations Stay White" in Harvard Business Review. Special guest co-host Jason Smith from George Mason University, and recent editor of Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media (Routledge). Photo Credit By Unknown author - originally uploaded on de.wikipedia by User:MOdmate at 6 March 2007, 10:28. Filename was Datei:Direktorium LDE.JPG., Public Domain, Link

40 minMAY 25
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Racialized Organizations (Victor Ray)

Teaching Online (Rafalow, Medley-Rath & Silva)

EThe COVID-19 crisis thrust the academy into teaching online. In this episode, we talk to three colleagues with expertise in online pedagogy. Matthew Rafalow is a social scientist at Google who earned his doctorate in sociology at the University of California, Irvine. He is an ethnographer who specializes in human-machine interactions, and currently leads a research program on streaming experiences at Google. Stephanie Medley-Rath is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Indiana University Kokomo, and is incoming Chair of the ASA's Section of Teaching and Learning in Sociology. Derek Silva is an Assistant Professor of Criminology at King's University College. He has a forthcoming article in Teaching Sociology on the use of podcasts in pedagogy, and hosts the podcast What's That Noise? Photo Credit By Blackboard Inc. - Own work, Public Domain, Link

42 minMAY 18
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Teaching Online (Rafalow, Medley-Rath & Silva)

Latest Episodes

Inequality in the Restaurant Industry (Eli Wilson)

EToday, The Annex meets Eli Wilson (University of New Mexico) to discuss his book, Front of the House, Back of the House: Race and Inequality in the Lives of Restaurant Workers (NYU Press). Special guest hosts Ellen Meiser (University of Hawaii) and Nga Than (CUNY Graduate Center) Photo Credit. By schramms - https://www.flickr.com/photos/schramms/5267312978/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=77125248

54 min5 d ago
Comments
Inequality in the Restaurant Industry (Eli Wilson)

Urban Doomsday Preppers (Anna Bounds)

EIn today's episode of The Annex, we present a talk with Anna Bounds (CUNY Queens College) to discuss her book on urban doomsday preparation, Bracing for the Apocalypse: An Ethnographic Study of New York's 'Prepper" Subculture (2020, Routledge). Our talk took place in May, during New York's darkest COVID19 days. We talk about the immediate impact of COVID19 in New York City, and how the prepper community prepared for such a day. Our discussion was recorded on May 5, 2020. Photo Credits. By Original: United States Department of Defense (either the U.S. Army or the U.S. Navy)Derivative work: Victorrocha (talk) - Operation_Crossroads_Baker_(wide).jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6931019

53 min1 w ago
Comments
Urban Doomsday Preppers (Anna Bounds)

The Sociology of Food (Bowen, Gaddis & Young)

EToday, we jump into the world of the sociology of food with three excellent experts from the field. Sarah Bowen (North Carolina State), author of Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It (Oxford) Jennifer Gaddis (University of Wisconsin, Madison Human Ecology) is author of The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Read Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools (UC Press). Kara Young, who is currently working on Gut Feelings: The Emotions of Food Inequality. Photo Credit. By FranHogan - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=92751823

48 min2 w ago
Comments
The Sociology of Food (Bowen, Gaddis & Young)

Politicizing the Census (Rob Santos)

EToday, The Annex meets Rob Santos, Chief Methodologist at the Urban Institute and incoming President of the American Statistical Association. We discuss concerns about the politicization of the 2020 Census, and pursuing careers in private research. Special guest co-host Joshua De La Rosa, Senior Data Scientist for the City of New York and Adjunct Lecturer at Queens College's Data Analytics Program. Photo Credit. Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1334605

73 min3 w ago
Comments
Politicizing the Census (Rob Santos)

The Challenge of Chairing (Wynn, Besen-Cassino and Weeden)

EToday, The Annex is pleased to present a very special episode assembled by Jonathan Wynn from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst on the challenges of chairing sociology departments in the face of COVID19 and the many other challenges society faces. He is joined by two experienced departmental leaders, Yasemin Bessen-Cassino (Montclair State) and Kim Weeden (Cornell University). Photo Credit. By Pexels - https://pixabay.com/en/chairs-conference-room-furniture-2181923/ archive copy, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75937422

46 minSEP 21
Comments
The Challenge of Chairing (Wynn, Besen-Cassino and Weeden)

Inequality Among Doctors (Tania Jenkins)

EWe sit down with Tania Jenkins (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) about Doctor's Orders (Columbia University Press), a book about occupational inequality in America's medical profession. We talk about Medical Doctors and Osteopathic Doctors, the origins of this professional distinction, how this inequality plays out in doctors' career trajectories, and whether these occupational distinctions lead to differences in quality of care. Hosts Joseph Cohen and Leslie Hinkson.

52 minSEP 14
Comments
Inequality Among Doctors (Tania Jenkins)

Twitter (Stephen Barnard)

EToday, we talk about Twitter and its effects on our informational diet with Stephen Barnard of St Lawrence University. Stephen is the author of author ofCitizens at the Gates: Twitter, Networked Publics, and the Transformation of American Journalism(2018, Palgrave Macmillan), and co-author ofAll Media are Social: Sociological Perspectives on Mass Media(2020, Routledge).

46 minJUN 8
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Twitter (Stephen Barnard)

Social Isolation and Physical Distancing in Time (Boyles, Sangaramoorthy & Finlay)

EWhat effect will social isolation and physical distancing have on already marginalized communities during the COVID-19 pandemic? In this episode, we talk to three colleagues from a variety of social sciences to understand the different dimensions of social isolation during the pandemic. Dr. Andrea Boylesis an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Social and Behavioral Sciences at Lindenwood University. She studies police-citizen relations, neighborhood disadvantage and disorder, and community reliance and collective action. She is the author of two books:Race, Place, and Suburban Policing: Too Close for ComfortandYou Can't Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America. Dr. ThurkaSangaramoorthyis an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She studies care for those living with HIV, care systems for non-citizen immigrants, and local community expertise in understanding social phenomenon. She is the author o...

38 minJUN 1
Comments
Social Isolation and Physical Distancing in Time (Boyles, Sangaramoorthy & Finlay)

Racialized Organizations (Victor Ray)

EIn this week's episode of The Annex, we talk about the concept of "racialized organizations" with Victor Ray (University of Iowa). Victor recently published "Why So Many Organizations Stay White" in Harvard Business Review. Special guest co-host Jason Smith from George Mason University, and recent editor of Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media (Routledge). Photo Credit By Unknown author - originally uploaded on de.wikipedia by User:MOdmate at 6 March 2007, 10:28. Filename was Datei:Direktorium LDE.JPG., Public Domain, Link

40 minMAY 25
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Racialized Organizations (Victor Ray)

Teaching Online (Rafalow, Medley-Rath & Silva)

EThe COVID-19 crisis thrust the academy into teaching online. In this episode, we talk to three colleagues with expertise in online pedagogy. Matthew Rafalow is a social scientist at Google who earned his doctorate in sociology at the University of California, Irvine. He is an ethnographer who specializes in human-machine interactions, and currently leads a research program on streaming experiences at Google. Stephanie Medley-Rath is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Indiana University Kokomo, and is incoming Chair of the ASA's Section of Teaching and Learning in Sociology. Derek Silva is an Assistant Professor of Criminology at King's University College. He has a forthcoming article in Teaching Sociology on the use of podcasts in pedagogy, and hosts the podcast What's That Noise? Photo Credit By Blackboard Inc. - Own work, Public Domain, Link

42 minMAY 18
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Teaching Online (Rafalow, Medley-Rath & Silva)
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