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Patulny, Roger A/Prof Roger Patulny

Associate Professor of Sociology

  • Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

Overview


Roger Patulny is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His primary research areas are in the sociology of emotions, emotion management and wellbeing, social capital and social connection, social networks, meaningful work futures, precarity and unemployment, and aspects of urban studies. He is a co-founder of the Contemporary Emotions Research Network (CERN), and the Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Thematic Group on the Sociology of Emotions and Affect (SEA). He has published widely on the topics of emotions, social capital, social inclusion and connection, gender, social networks, volunteering and trust. He completed the ARC Discovery 2009-11: ‘Poor Women and Lonely Men: Examining Gendered Social Inclusion and Connection in Australia’, and  the ARC  Linkage 2015-18: ‘Who You Know or Where You Go? The Role of Formal and Informal Networks in Finding Employment and Maintaining Wellbeing. He also contributed to and co-edited the 2012 Special Edition on ‘Emotions in Social Life and Social Policy’ for the Australian Journal of Social Issues, the 2015 Special Sections on the Sociology of Emotions for Emotion Review, and is the lead editor of the 2019 Routledge collection on Emotions in Late Modernity.

Research Overview


  • Dr Roger Patulny is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He has published two books, 14 book chapters/discussion papers, 40 peer-reviewed journal articles (80% in Q1/Q2 journals), and 7 refereed conference papers (57 total) on topics around the sociology of emotions, emotion management, social capital, social inclusion and connection, unemployment and work, social mix in public housing, gender, social networks, volunteering and trust. He presently has 1,298 citations in Google Scholar, with an h-index of 18 and i10-index of 34.

    He has been a CI on various ARC and other competitive grants that have attracted approximately $725,000 in funding. These include the ARC Discovery 2009-11: ‘Poor Women and Lonely Men: Examining Gendered Social Inclusion and Connection in Australia’, and the recent ARC Linkage 2015-18: ‘Who You Know or Where You Go? The Role of Formal and Informal Networks in Finding Employment and Maintaining Wellbeing.

    He is the lead editor of the 2019 collection Emotions in Late Modernity. He also contributed to and co-edited the 2012 Special Edition on ‘Emotions in Social Life and Social Policy’ for the Australian Journal of Social Issues, and the 2015 Special Sections on the Sociology of Emotions for Emotion Review. He is a co-founder and co-convenor of the Contemporary Emotions Research Network (CERN), and co-founded the Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Thematic Group on the Sociology of Emotions and Affect (SEA). A detailed description of his research and teaching, and a full list of his publications, can be found at: http://rpatulny.com

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Emotions, Sociology of Emotions, Emotion Management, Social Capital, Social Cohesion, Urban Communities, Masculinities, Intimacy

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy PROSOCIALITY AND WELL-BEING IN THE LIFE COURSE OF AUSTRALIAN MEN AND WOMEN Seaman, Claire
    Doctor of Philosophy Cyber-deviance: online (in)appropriateness, troll communities and the use of irony/satire Smith, Vern
    Doctor of Philosophy Can online applications alleviate offline loneliness? An analysis of the Meet-Up website Lui, Adrian

Research Overview


  • Dr Roger Patulny is an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He has published two books, 14 book chapters/discussion papers, 40 peer-reviewed journal articles (80% in Q1/Q2 journals), and 7 refereed conference papers (57 total) on topics around the sociology of emotions, emotion management, social capital, social inclusion and connection, unemployment and work, social mix in public housing, gender, social networks, volunteering and trust. He presently has 1,298 citations in Google Scholar, with an h-index of 18 and i10-index of 34.

    He has been a CI on various ARC and other competitive grants that have attracted approximately $725,000 in funding. These include the ARC Discovery 2009-11: ‘Poor Women and Lonely Men: Examining Gendered Social Inclusion and Connection in Australia’, and the recent ARC Linkage 2015-18: ‘Who You Know or Where You Go? The Role of Formal and Informal Networks in Finding Employment and Maintaining Wellbeing.

    He is the lead editor of the 2019 collection Emotions in Late Modernity. He also contributed to and co-edited the 2012 Special Edition on ‘Emotions in Social Life and Social Policy’ for the Australian Journal of Social Issues, and the 2015 Special Sections on the Sociology of Emotions for Emotion Review. He is a co-founder and co-convenor of the Contemporary Emotions Research Network (CERN), and co-founded the Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Thematic Group on the Sociology of Emotions and Affect (SEA). A detailed description of his research and teaching, and a full list of his publications, can be found at: http://rpatulny.com

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Emotions, Sociology of Emotions, Emotion Management, Social Capital, Social Cohesion, Urban Communities, Masculinities, Intimacy

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy PROSOCIALITY AND WELL-BEING IN THE LIFE COURSE OF AUSTRALIAN MEN AND WOMEN Seaman, Claire
    Doctor of Philosophy Cyber-deviance: online (in)appropriateness, troll communities and the use of irony/satire Smith, Vern
    Doctor of Philosophy Can online applications alleviate offline loneliness? An analysis of the Meet-Up website Lui, Adrian
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