John Michael Ryan
J. Michael Ryan is currently a researcher for the TRANSRIGHTS Project at The University of Lisbon (Portugal). He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Maryland (USA). He was previously an assistant professor of sociology at The American University in Cairo (Egypt), a visiting lecturer of social theory at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Quito, Ecuador and a lecturer at the University of Maryland (USA). Before returning to academia, Dr. Ryan worked as a research methodologist at the National Center for Health Statistics in Washington, D.C. He is the editor of Essential Concepts in Sociology (2018), and co-editor of Gender in the Contemporary Middle East (with Helen Rizzo, 2018), Sexualities in the Contemporary Middle East (with Helen Rizzo, 2018), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory (with Bryan Turner et. al., 2018), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies (with Daniel T. Cook, 2015), and The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology (with George Ritzer, 2011). He has also served as advisory editor on The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Keywords: Trans Studies; Gender; Sexuality; Identity; Survey Methodology
|Trans Celebrity: Examining the pros and cons of the trans spokesperson||Endangered Bodies International Conference||09/10/2018|
|But Ain’t a Woman Too? The biolcultural and sociolegal construction(s) of sex and gender||Woman XXI | International Conference on Woman and Gender Universe(s)||20/09/2018|
|Gender Identity Laws: The legal status of global sex/gender identity recognition||113th ASA Annual Meeting Feeling race: an invitation to explore racialized emotions||11/08/2018|
|A Trans by Any Other Name: Understanding the selection and significance of trans identity-based terminology||113th ASA Annual Meeting Feeling race: an invitation to explore racialized emotions||11/08/2018|