Applied Worldwide Co-founders


  • Stephanie Wilson

    Dr. Stephanie 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…

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  • Luke Hanna

    Luke Hanna 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…

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Guest Contributors


  • Abha Awasthi

    Abha Awasthi is a recent graduate of Flame University, Pune, India, with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She has lived in India, Japan, and Brazil, and is interested in the trends and social structures influencing societies…

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  • Abigail Nawrocki

    Abigail Nawrocki received her MS and PhD in Sociology from Purdue University. Abigail conducts research using an intersectional reproductive justice…

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  • Adamu Usman Garko

    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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  • Adhrish Chakraborty

    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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  • Aduwo Ayodele

    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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  • Ben Hewitson

    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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  • Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

    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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  • Chris Gonoh

    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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  • Christopher Hutton

    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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  • Dr. Nupur Pattanaik

    Dr. Nupur Pattanaik Teaches Sociology, Department of Sociology, Central University of Odisha, Koraput. She specialises on issues of gender, migration, tribal and labour sociology. You can connect with Dr. Pattanaik on Instagram and Twitter.

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  • Eric VanDenHeuvel

    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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  • Erica Dee Fox

    Erica is currently a graduate student at the sociology department at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her primary research interest is in disability advocacy, policy, and rights…

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  • Gülçin Con Wright

    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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  • Hassan Idris

    Hassan Idris is from Kogi state Nigeria, a writer, poet, essayist, a graduate of Sociology and Anthropology from Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria -Nigeria…

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  • Hisham Saleh Gidado

    Hisham Saleh Gidado is a poet, essayist and short story writer from Gombe state, Nigeria. He is a 100l Law student at Gombe State University…

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  • Iga Kozlowska

    Dr. Iga 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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  • Ismail Hassan

    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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  • Jared M. Wright

    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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  • Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno

    Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno obtained his master’s degree in Social Sciences at Flacso México and is a PhD in Political and social Sciences at FCPyS UNAM…

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  • Maham Abid

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

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  • Maresi Isaiah

    Maresi Isaiah holds a B.A. in Sociology from Moi University, Kenya. He is a community development professional partnering with grassroot community stakeholders to find sustainable community owned solutions to global poverty and social inequalities…

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  • Maria Aishwarya B

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

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  • Moh Alfarizqy

    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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  • Mr. Lionell Ball

    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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  • Mubarak Said

    Mubarak Said is a poet, an award winning essayist and a short story writer from Funakaye Local Government of Gombe state, Nigeria…

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  • Muhammad Kabir

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

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  • Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

    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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  • Muhammad Saeed

    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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  • Muib Shefiu

    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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  • Nikki Evans

    Nikki Evans is a recent graduate of Molloy College. With her B.A. in Sociology, Nikki hopes to pursue a career applying her sociological knowledge to help others. She finds joy in research…

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  • Perfect Ologunde

    Perfect Ologunde is a project manager by day and a content writer by night. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology…

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  • Rituparna Patgiri

    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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  • Rufai Lateefah

    Rufai Lateefah is a sociology graduate from the prestigious University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. She has a national diploma in Business Administration. And has a keen knowledge of social media management and content writing…

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  • Sadiq Yahaya

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

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  • Salim Yakubu Akko

    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…

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  • Sarah Daniel

    Sarah Daniel is a poet and story writer from Gombe state. She is a former student of Gombe Children and High School and an undergraduate at Gombe State University, Faculty Of Law…

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  • Timothy Ojewuyi Blessing

    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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Bloggers


  • Abdulazeez Taufee

    Abdulazeez Taufee (MNIM), a researcher and animal production professional, can be contacted on Abdulazeeztaufeeq@gmail.com…

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  • Abdulhaleem Ishaq Ringim

    Abdulhaleem Ishaq Ringim is a Political and Public affairs analyst, he writes from Zaria and can be reached through haleemabdul1999@gmail.com…

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  • Abdulrahman Babatunde

    Abdulrahman Babatunde is a project developer and innovator (electronics) and also an article writer. His goal is to be at the cutting-edge of organization development…

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  • Adepoju Isaiah Gbenga

    Adepoju, Isaiah Gbenga, 17, won Pengician Chapbook Prize 2021. He’s an interviewer and a poet…

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  • Aisha Khalid

    Aisha Khalid is an aspiring doctor and writer of cultures by hobby. She hopes to use her powerful pen to effect change in the world…

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  • Alewa Jonathan

    Alewa Jonathan studied Economics at the University of Nigeria, NSUKA.

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  • Aliyu Abdulkadir

    Aliyu Abdulkadir is student of chemical engineering at the prestigious ATBU. He is a science enthusiast, lover of literature and an ardent advocate of peace and harmony in Nigeria and the world at large…

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  • Auwal Ibrahim

    Auwal Ibrahim is a Nigerian poet, painter and a die-hard student of law. He is a journalist, an entrepreneur and aspiring human rights activist. He writes on culture, particularly music and traditional holidays…

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  • Bijon Chakraborty

    Bijon Chakraborty is a socioeconomic and political observer and an academician. He is also the Secretary Of North Bengal Economic Association and Founder of BIJONOMICS…

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  • Halima Sani Labaran

    Halima was born on the 16th of December, 1980. She is a historian, art enthusiast and an ardent fan of islamic books and historical works. She currently teaches at the department of history of the Gombe State University.

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  • Ibrahim Sambo

    Ibrahim Sambo is a scientist and poet. He writes on history, philosophy, science and technology. His articles have appeared in various blogs and newspapers including Qwenu, YENlive, Fountain Magazine among others…

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  • James Jonathan

    James Jonathan is a Nigerian researcher and an essayist deeply interested in problem-solving…

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  • Jimoh Faruk Moses

    Jimoh Faruk Moses is a Biochemist from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a creative writer and poet. He was published in Opinion Nigeria and People’s Daily Newspaper…

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  • Kamarudeen Mustapha

    Kamarudeen Mustapha is a teacher and a writer of short stories and poems based in Ibadan, Nigeria. His poems and short stories have been published in Setu online magazine, Praxis Online Magazine, Our Poetry Archive, Kreative Diadem and Africanwriter.com…

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  • Lily Chia Hui Yi

    Lily Chia Hui Yi is a student taking the bachelor’s degree of Anthropology and Sociology in the National University of Malaysia. Passionate in discovering the compatibility of social theories, concepts and real world scenarios, her article about a meaningful chit chat with friends can bring a glimpse..

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  • Muhammad Ahmad

    Muhammad Ahmad is a an aspiring technocrat and academician. He is a widely travelled columnist with essays published on both national and international issues. Most of his write-ups are found on the popular DailyTrust Newspaper, Blueprint and The Guardian Nigeria…

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  • Muhammad Isa Gaude

    Muhammad Isa Gaude Nectarine is a story writer, an essayist, and poet. He is the president of Gombe Jewel Writers’ Association…

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  • Muhammad Muddathir Salihu

    Muhammad Muddathir Salihu is a poet, short story writer and essayist from Gombe. He is also best of poet of year by international cultural forum for humanity and creativity and a finalist for jewel peace project…

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  • Mujahid Ameen

    Mujahid Ameen is an English major at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. A winner of The Wole Soyinka Essay Competition, his works have been published in The Lagos Review, Daily Trust, Blueprint, Kalahari Review and others…

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  • Oyeleye Mahmoodah Temitope

    Oyeleye Mahmoodah Temitope, 15, is a Nigerian secondary school leaver. She is a member of Hilltop creative arts foundation. Some of her works have been published in journals. She emerged winner of ‘HIASFEST Nigerian prize for teen authors, fiction category 2021…

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  • Ruth Simon Lamiya

    Ruth Simon Lamiya is a writer and spoken word poet. She enjoys inspiring people through her writing and speech. She believes in being a fire lighter to people to always be the best version of themselves. She is currently a part time YouTuber, writer, editor, self development advocate and peace ambassador…

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  • Saliha Sulaiman

    Saliha Sulaiman is an entrepreneur with both an expertise in business and language. She authored the book “In My Agony”; a collection of stories that explores the theme of suicide. She currently studies English Language at Gombe State University…

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  • Sulaiman Adamu

    Sulaiman Adamu writes from Gombe State. Nigeria. He is a graduate of Gombe High School, a poet and an essayist. He is the 3rd Prize Winner of the 2021 Nigeria Prize for Teen Authors…

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  • Sunday T. Saheed

    Sunday T. Saheed is a Nigerian poet and essayist. He is the 1st runner-up for the Nigerian Prize for Teen Authors 2021. Sunday T. Saheed has appeared or is forthcoming in journals and magazines including Open Leaf Press Review, Kalahari Review, Nigeria Review…

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  • Umar Muhammad

    Umar Muhammad is a teacher in Nigeria and a published writer. His write-ups have been featured in Opinion Page, Blueprint Newspaper and many other sites. He is interested in politics, business and sports, and he hopes to find a home in calligraphy…

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