Law, Humanities and The Arts


Richard Howson

Current Positions:

Discipline Leader
Sociology, Cultural Studies, Science and Technology Studies
Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong

Research Interests:

Research Specialisation:
Political sociology - focusing on hegemony and postmarxist theory
Critical Studies of Men and masculinities - focusing on hegemonic masculinity
High-speed Technology - focusing on cross-cultural social and cultural impacts

Professional Activities:

Current Research Projects:
Social and cultural impacts of high-speed internet technologies in cross-cultural contexts
Political Sociology focusing on postmarxist and social capital theory
Masculinities and cultural representations

Research Students

  • Kenton Bell : Men as allies: a case study of the ambassadors of white ribbon Australia
  • Siobhan Wragg : The International Nursing Student: Challenges and Opportunities