About Our Contributors

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Stephanie Wilson

Co-founder

Dr. Wilson earned her Ph.D. in sociology from Purdue University in 2021 after first receiving her M.A. degree in sociology from the University of Northern Colorado. She conducts research on health inequalities in the U.S., writing about issues such as provider-patient interactions, pain assessment biases, social stigma, and intersectionality in healthcare. Dr. Wilson is also a dance educator, choreographer, and performer and believes that art and travel are some of the best ways to learn about society. You can connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or by email at appliedworldwide@gmail.com

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Luke Hanna

Co-founder

Luke received his M.A. degree in sociology from the University of Northern Colorado and conducts community-based research, writing about topics such as Islamophobia, urbanism, and racial inequality. Luke is a veteran of the US Navy and has over six years of experience teaching sociology at the college level, during which he has developed innovative teaching methods incorporating the use of social media in the sociology classroom. You can connect with Luke on Twitter, LinkedIn, or by email at appliedworldwide@gmail.com

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Abigail Nawrocki


Guest Contributor


Abigail received her Master’s in Sociology from Purdue University and is currently in her second year of Purdue’s Sociology PhD program. Abigail conducts research using an intersectional reproductive justice...

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Aduwo Ayodele


Guest Contributor


Aduwo Ayodele is a Nigerian Journalist. He writes to change, redress and influence his social environment. His works have appeared on several media outlets.

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Chris Gonoh


Guest Contributor


Chris Gonoh writes from Edo State in Nigeria. He is a Novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet and motivator. He emerged winner of the 2020 Ikeogu Oke Prize for Nigeria Teenagers awarded by the Association of Nigeria Authors which is likely the biggest Literary body in Africa...

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Eric VanDenHeuvel


Guest Contributor


Eric received his Bachelor’s from Colorado Mesa University where he studied Psychology and Biology. While obtaining his undergraduate degree, he conducted social psychological research...

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Iga Kozlowska


Guest Contributor


Dr. Kozlowska is a sociologist and technologist exploring the intersections of tech and society in the digital age. Currently she works on Responsible AI at Microsoft.

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Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno


Guest Contributor


Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno obtained his master's degree in Social Sciences at Flacso México and is in the fourth year of his doctoral studies at FCPyS at UNAM

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Moh Alfarizqy


Guest Contributor


Alfa is a podcaster of Sosiologis! Podcast, an educational podcast that focused on contemporary sociology for Indonesians. This podcast promotes the scientific

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Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)


Guest Contributor


Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin, A Student of Politics, A Sociological and a Political Essayist, a Poet and a Story Writer. Writes from Gombe State, Nigeria.

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Rituparna Patgiri


Guest Contributor


Rituparna Patgiri teaches Sociology in Indraprastha College for Women (IPCW), University of Delhi, New Delhi. She has a PhD in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi...

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Salim Yakubu Akko


Guest Contributor


Salim Yakubu Akko is a Nigerian poet, short story writer, and an essayist from the great city of Gombe state. His works have appeared in Daily Trust Newspaper, The Nation News Nigeria, Independent Nigeria, Nigerian Tribune Newspaper, Applied Worldwide, Opinion Nigeria...

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Adamu Usman Garko


Guest Contributor & Correspondent


Adamu Usman Garko is a short story writer, an essayist and poet. He is the author of When Day Breaks, a collection of poetry, which was listed among the 15 Best...

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Ben Hewitson


Guest Contributor


Ben Hewitson is Head of Sociology at a school in the East of England. He runs the @allsociology instagram page and hosts the allsociology take1 podcast.

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Christopher Hutton


Guest Contributor


Christopher Hutton has been covering topics of technology and culture for multiple years, with work appearing in VICE, Paste Magazine and Religion News Service.

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Gülçin Con Wright


Guest Contributor


Gülçin Con Wright received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology at Boğaziçi University, Master's degree in Sociology at Middle East Technical University, and Dual-Title PhD

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Ismail Hassan


Guest Contributor


Ismail Hassan is a graduate of biology in Gombe State University. He is passionate about sociology and the art of writing. He is currently into research and about to embark for his postgraduate studies abroad.

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Maham Abid


Guest Contributor


Maham majored in Sociology from University of Punjab, Pakistan. Her research interests include psychosocial development through resilience-building

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Mr. Lionell Ball


Guest Contributor


I am enthusiastic about finding solutions to problems, to this end I intentionally focus on desired outcomes and remain positive in the process of developing favorable results...

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Muhammad Saeed


Guest Contributor


I am Muhammad Saeed. I was born on the 9th of February in 1993. I am Nupe by tribe. I am still an undergraduate & am currently a 300 level student...

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Rufai Lateefah


Guest Contributor


I am an undergraduate student of Sociology, running my BSc programme in the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. I am currently in my penultimate year.

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Timothy Ojewuyi Blessing


Guest Contributor


Timothy Ojewuyi Blessing is a student of Economics at the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarrawa State in Nigeria. She is a writer and a lover of sociology.

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Adhrish Chakraborty


Guest Contributor


Adhrish Chakraborty is a student of Political Economy and International Relations at Scottish Church College. His writing is primarily focused on various socio-economic developments...

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Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)


Guest Contributor


Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni is a native of Oyo state Nigeria. She is a 300 level student of National Open University Nigeria. She is a writer, poet, copywriter and a potential sociologist...

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Dr. Nupur Pattanaik


Guest Contributor


Dr. Nupur Pattanaik Teaches Sociology, Department of Sociology, Central University of Odisha, Koraput. She specialises on issues of gender, migration, tribal and labour sociology.

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Hassan Idris


Guest Contributor


Hassan Idris is a final year student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria -Nigeria, studying Sociology and Anthropology. He is a poet, a member of the Creative writer's Club...

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Jared M. Wright


Guest Contributor


Jared M. Wright graduated with his PhD in Sociology from Purdue University in August 2020 and recently took part in the Oxford Internet Institute’s 2019 Summer Doctoral Programme.

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Maria Aishwarya B


Guest Contributor


Maria Aishwarya is currently pursuing Doctoral research in Christ University, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India...

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Muhammad Kabir


Guest Contributor


Muhammad Kabir is a die-hard sociologist, developmental and management practitioner, and a marketing specialist from Nigeria.

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Muib Shefiu


Guest Contributor


Muib Shefiu is a professional English language pedagogue, a Journalist and a freelance writer who is passionate about Sociology. His works have featured...

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Sadiq Yahaya


Guest Contributor


Sadiq Yahaya is a linguist, writer, editor, translator, public speaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist and freelance applied sociologist.

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