Dr Roger Patulny is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Research Methods, at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His primary research areas are in emotions, social capital and social connection, and 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 is currently working on the ARC Linkage 2015-17: ‘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 currently lead editor on a Routledge collection on Emotions in Late Modernity.
A detailed description of his research and teaching, and a full list of his publications, can be found at: http://rpatulny.com
Books and Special Editions
1. Patulny, R, Khorana, S, Olson, R, Bellochi, A, McKenzie, J, Peterie, M (eds)(under contract) Emotions in Late Modernity, Routledge Series on the Sociology of Emotions (Forthcoming, 2019)
2. Olson, Rebecca, Godbold, Natalya, Patulny, Roger (2015). Methodological Innovations in the Sociology of Emotions Part Two – Methods, Special Section of Emotion Review.
3. Patulny, Roger, Godbold, Natalya, Olson, Rebecca (2015). Embracing Emotional Research: Methodological Challenges in the Sociology of Emotions. Special Section of Emotion Review.
Refereed Journal Articles
1. Franklin, A.S., Barbosa Neves, B., Jaworski, K., Hookway, N., Patulny, R., and Tranter, B. (2018) ‘Towards an Understanding of Loneliness among Australian Men: Gender Cultures, Embodied Expression and the Social Bases of Belonging. Journal of Sociology, Accepted 23/4/18.
2. Ramia, Gaby; Patulny, Roger; Marston, Greg; Cassells, Kyla (2017) "The Relationship between Governance Networks and Social Networks: Progress, Problems and Prospects" Political Studies Review, Online first: DOI: 10.1177/1478929917713952
3. Olson, R., McKenzie, J., and Patulny, R. (2017) ‘The Sociology of Emotions: A Meta-Reflexive Review of a Theoretical Tradition in Flux’, Journal of Sociology 53(4), 800-818.
4. Patulny R, Smith, V, Soh, K. (2017) ‘Generalising Men’s affective experience.’ International Journal for Masculinity Studies (NORMA) 12(3), 220-239.
5. Mills, Kathy, Bellochi, A, Patulny, R, Dooley, J (2017) ‘Indigenous Children's Multimodal Communication of Emotions through Visual Imagery’. Australian Journal on Language and Literacy 40(2), pp. 95-108.
6. Patulny, Roger and Seaman, Claire (2017) ‘I’ll just text you’: Is face-to-face social contact declining in a mediated world? Journal of Sociology 53(2): 271-284.
7. Patulny, Roger (2015). ‘Exposing the ‘wellbeing gap’ between American men and women: revelations from the ‘sociology’ of emotion surveys’. Emotion Review 7(2): 169-174. DOI: 10.1177/1754073914554785
8. Olson, Rebecca, Godbold, Natalya, Patulny, Roger (2015). ‘Introduction: Methodological Innovations in the Sociology of Emotions Part Two − Methods. Emotion Review 7(2):143-144. DOI: 10.1177/1754073914555276
9. Patulny, Roger, Godbold, Natalya, Olson, Rebecca (2015). ‘Introduction: Embracing Emotional Research: Methodological Challenges in the Sociology of Emotions. Emotion Review 7(1):47-48. DOI: 10.1177/1754073914546073
10. Patulny, Roger, Siminski, Peter, and Mendolia, Silvia (2015). ‘The front line of social capital creation: A natural experiment in social capital creation’, Social Science and Medicine 125: 8-18. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.04.026