16 Useful Quotes from Sociologists Working in Industry
A majority of the quotes showcased here come from a collaborative series with the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology which features in-depth profiles of applied and clinical sociologists. You can access that series here.
1. Professor Robert Dingwall
In this quote, Professor Dingwall is expressing why it is important for undergraduate students to explore diverse methodological training in preparation for sociological careers.
2. Melissa Scardaville, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Scardaville is discussing how her training in sociology has been valuable in her career at a contract research firm.
3. Josh Packard, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Packard is discussing how he uses his sociology training to consult in business management and strategy.
4. Melissa S. Fry, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Fry describes how she uses sociological theory in her work making university tools and resources accessible to her larger community.
5. Anthony F. Buono, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Buono explains how he generally uses sociology in his work managing and driving organizational change.
6. Andrew C Cohen, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Cohen describes the significance of drawing from sociological theory in his advertising and brand strategy work.
7. Lauren Gant, M.A.
In this quote, Lauren talks about how sociological research methods and theories are useful in improving state-level criminal justice systems.
8. Sara J Cumming, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Cumming describes how she generally uses sociology in her work with marginalized populations.
9. James Frazier, LPC, CSOTP, CCS
In this quote, James explains how he generally uses sociology in his work with sex offender treatment programs.
10. Gary David, PhD
In this quote, Dr. David elaborates on how he uses sociological theory to provide services as a design sociologist.
11. Johanna P. Bishop, EdD
In this quote, Dr. Bishop explains the importance of sociological research methods in her work making communities resistant to human trafficking.
12. Jackie Henke, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Henke explains how she uses sociological research methods in her work with the court system in California.
13. Lorella Palazzo, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Palazzo elaborates on how she generally uses sociology in her work improving medical patient outcomes.
14. Janet Mancini Billson, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Billson explains how she uses sociological theory in her international development consulting work.
15. Miriam Boeri, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Boeri explains how she uses sociological theory in her work to improve services people who use drugs.
16. Karen Albright, PhD
In this quote, Dr. Albright explains how partaking in health care research invoked a passion for applying research findings to the "real world."