Animal Studies

Animal Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Animal Studies about their new books.

Carl Zimmer, "Life's Edge: The Search For What it Means to be Alive" (Dutton, 2022)

May 10, 2024

Life's Edge

Carl Zimmer
Hosted by Renee Garfinkel
Kenneth R. Valpey, "Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)

April 30, 2024

Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics

Kenneth R. Valpey
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Anthropology

Anthropology

episodes

Interviews with anthropologists about their new books.

Marina Welker, "Kretek Capitalism: Making, Marketing, and Consuming Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia" (U California Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Kretek Capitalism

Marina Welker
Hosted by Reighan Gillam
José Ciro Martínez, "States of Subsistence: The Politics of Bread in Contemporary Jordan" (Stanford UP, 2022)

May 15, 2024

States of Subsistence

José Ciro Martínez
Hosted by Nick Cheesman
Archaeology

Archaeology

episodes

Interviews with archaeologists about their new books.

Bryan K. Miller, "Xiongnu: The World's First Nomadic Empire" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 1, 2024

Xiongnu

Bryan K. Miller
Stefanos Geroulanos, "The Invention of Prehistory: Empire, Violence, and Our Obsession with Human Origins" (Liveright, 2024)

April 3, 2024

The Invention of Prehistory

Stefanos Geroulanos
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Business, Management, and Marketing

Business, Management, and Marketing

episodes

Interviews with scholars of business, management and marketing about their new books.

Elizabeth O’Brien Ingleson, "Made in China: When US-China Interests Converged to Transform Global Trade" (Harvard UP, 2024)

May 16, 2024

Made in China

Elizabeth O’Brien Ingleson
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Kevin Woodson, "The Black Ceiling: How Race Still Matters in the Elite Workplace" (U Chicago Press, 2023)

May 13, 2024

The Black Ceiling

Kevin Woodson
Hosted by Deidre Tyler
Media

Media

episodes

Interviews with scholars of media and communications about their new books.

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar: The Example of Photography

May 17, 2024

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and John Jones
Hosted by Daniel Shea
Julie A. Cassiday, "Russian Style: Performing Gender, Power, and Putinism" (U Wisconsin Press, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Russian Style

Julie A. Cassiday
Critical Theory

Critical Theory

episodes

Interviews with scholars of critical theory about their new books.

Todd Mcgowan, "Embracing Alienation: Why We Shouldn't Try to Find Ourselves" (Repeater, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Embracing Alienation

Todd Mcgowan
Hosted by Cody Skahan
Ban Wang, "At Home in Nature: Technology, Labor, and Critical Ecology in Modern China" (Duke UP, 2022)

May 15, 2024

At Home in Nature

Ban Wang
Hosted by Ailin Zhou
Disability Studies

Disability Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of disability about their new books.

Sony Coráñez Bolton, "Crip Colony: Mestizaje, US Imperialism, and the Queer Politics of Disability in the Philippines" (Duke UP, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Crip Colony

Sony Coráñez Bolton
Hosted by Michele Ford
Coreen McGuire, "Measuring Difference, Numbering Normal: Setting the Standards for Disability in the Interwar Period" (Manchester UP, 2020)

April 20, 2024

Measuring Difference, Numbering Normal

Coreen McGuire
Hosted by Shu Wan
Drugs, Addiction and Recovery

Drugs, Addiction and Recovery

episodes

Interviews with scholars of drugs, addiction and recovery about their new books.

Marina Welker, "Kretek Capitalism: Making, Marketing, and Consuming Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia" (U California Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Kretek Capitalism

Marina Welker
Hosted by Reighan Gillam
Kris Butler, "Drink Maps in Victorian Britain" (Bodleian Library, 2024)

May 8, 2024

Drink Maps in Victorian Britain

Kris Butler
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Education

Education

episodes

Interviews with scholars of education about their new books.

Jennifer Liu, "Indoctrinating the Youth: Secondary Education in Wartime China and Postwar Taiwan, 1937-1960" (U Hawaii Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Indoctrinating the Youth

Jennifer Liu
Hosted by Li-Ping Chen
Economics

Economics

episodes

Interviews with economists about their new books.

Marina Welker, "Kretek Capitalism: Making, Marketing, and Consuming Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia" (U California Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Kretek Capitalism

Marina Welker
Hosted by Reighan Gillam
The Politics of Development: A Conversation with Claire Mcloughlin and David Hudson

May 16, 2024

The Politics of Development

Claire Mcloughlin and David Hudson
Hosted by Nic Cheeseman
Finance

Finance

episodes

An interview with scholars of finance about their new books.

Rajrishi Singhal, "Slip, Stitch and Stumble: The Untold Story of Financial Reforms in India" (Viking, 2024)

May 16, 2024

Slip, Stitch and Stumble

Rajrishi Singhal
Hosted by Nicholas Gordon
Liliana Doganova, "Discounting the Future: The Ascendancy of a Political Technology" (Princeton UP, 2024)

May 14, 2024

Discounting the Future

Liliana Doganova
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Geography

Geography

episodes

Interviews with geographers about their new books.

Miguel A. Martínez, "Research Handbook on Urban Sociology" (Edward Elgar, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Research Handbook on Urban Sociology

Miguel A. Martínez
Hosted by Anna Zhelnina
Per Högselius and Achim Klüppelberg, "The Soviet Nuclear Archipelago: A Historical Geography of Atomic-Powered Communism" (CEU Press, 2023)

May 12, 2024

The Soviet Nuclear Archipelago

Per Högselius and Achim Klüppelberg
Hosted by CEU Press
Gender Studies

Gender Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of gender about their new books.

Catherine D'Ignazio, "Counting Feminicide: Data Feminism in Action" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Counting Feminicide

Catherine D'Ignazio
Hosted by Luca Scholz
Tessa Winkelmann, "Dangerous Intercourse: Gender and Interracial Relations in the American Colonial Philippines, 1898–1946" (Cornell UP, 2023)

May 15, 2024

Dangerous Intercourse

Tessa Winkelmann
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Genocide Studies

Genocide Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of genocide about their new books.

Frédéric Bonnesoeur et al., "New Microhistorical Approaches to an Integrated History of the Holocaust" (de Gruyter, 2023)

May 17, 2024

New Microhistorical Approaches to an Integrated History of the Holocaust

Frédéric Bonnesoeur, Hannah Wilson, and Christin Zühlke
Hosted by Kelly McFall
"The US Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945, Volume IV" (Indiana UP, 2022)

May 6, 2024

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945

Dallas Michelbacher and Alexandra Lohse
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Higher Education

Higher Education

episodes

Interviews on the current state and future of higher education.

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia, "The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 15, 2024

The Left Hand of Data

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, "The Chosen We: Black Women's Empowerment in Higher Education" (SUNY Press, 2023)

May 12, 2024

The Chosen We

Rachelle Winkle-Wagner
Hosted by Deidre Tyler
Human Rights

Human Rights

episodes

Interviews with scholars of human rights about their new books.

Lisa Bhungalia, "Elastic Empire: Refashioning War Through Aid in Palestine" (Stanford UP, 2023)

May 15, 2024

Elastic Empire

Lisa Bhungalia
Hosted by Tugrul Mende
Shelley X. Liu, "Governing After War: Rebel Victories and Post-War Statebuilding" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 13, 2024

Governing After War

Shelley X. Liu
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Journalism

Journalism

episodes

Interviews with journalists and scholars of journalism about their new books.

Yaroslav Trofimov, "Our Enemies Will Vanish: The Russian Invasion and Ukraine's War of Independence" (Penguin, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Our Enemies Will Vanish

Yaroslav Trofimov
Hosted by Erika Monahan
Maggie Messitt, "Newspaper" (Bloomsbury, 2024)

May 9, 2024

Newspaper

Maggie Messitt
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Language

Language

episodes

Interviews with scholars of language about their new books.

Nuzhat Abbas, "River in an Ocean: Essays on Translation" (Trace Press, 2023)

May 18, 2024

River in an Ocean: Essays on Translation

Nuzhat Abbas
Hosted by Ibrahim Fawzy
Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar: The Example of Photography

May 17, 2024

Image as Form in a Transpositional Grammar

Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, and John Jones
Hosted by Daniel Shea
Law

Law

episodes

Interviews with lawyers and scholars of law about their new books.

Anna Brinkman, "Balancing Strategy: Sea Power, Neutrality, and Prize Law in the Seven Years' War" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Balancing Strategy

Anna Brinkman
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Adriana Chira, "Patchwork Freedoms: Law, Slavery, and Race beyond Cuba's Plantations" (Cambridge UP, 2022)

May 17, 2024

Patchwork Freedoms

Adriana Chira
Hosted by Kishauna Soljour
LGBTQ+ Studies

LGBTQ+ Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of LGBTQ+ Studies about their new books.

Dancing Parkinson's and Queering Science with John Noel Viaña

May 14, 2024

Dancing Parkinson's and Queering Science

John Noel Viaña
Hosted by Pat McConville
Julie A. Cassiday, "Russian Style: Performing Gender, Power, and Putinism" (U Wisconsin Press, 2023)

May 14, 2024

Russian Style

Julie A. Cassiday
National Security

National Security

episodes

Interviews with scholars of national security about their new books.

Marc McMenamin, "Ireland's Secret War: Dan Bryan, G2 and the Lost Tapes that Reveal The Hunt for Ireland's Nazi Spies" (Gill Books, 2022)

May 17, 2024

Ireland's Secret War

Marc McMenamin
Hosted by Ari Barbalat
Lisa Langdon Koch, "Nuclear Decisions: Changing the Course of Nuclear Weapons Programs" (Oxford UP, 2023)

May 16, 2024

Nuclear Decisions

Lisa Langdon Koch
Philosophy

Philosophy

episodes

Interviews with philosophers about their new books.

Luis H. H. Favela, "The Ecological Brain: Unifying the Sciences of Brain, Body, and Environment" (Routledge, 2024)

May 10, 2024

The Ecological Brain

Luis H. H. Favela
Hosted by Carrie Figdor
J. P. Messina, "Private Censorship" (Oxford UP, 2024)

May 1, 2024

Private Censorship

J. P. Messina
Hosted by Robert Talisse
Policing, Incarceration, and Reform

Policing, Incarceration, and Reform

episodes

Interviews with scholars of policing, incarceration and reform about their new books

David Pozen, "The Constitution of the War on Drugs" (Oxford UP, 2024)

April 28, 2024

The Constitution of the War on Drugs

David Pozen
Hosted by Emily Dufton
Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration

April 25, 2024

Stitching Freedom: Embroidery and Incarceration

Isabella Rosner
Political Science

Political Science

episodes

The New Books in Political Science podcast provides lively discussions of politics based on the work of political scientists (and scholars concerned with politics in other disciplines). The podcast thinks holistically about politics – from global to local.

Our hosts! Lilly Goren is professor of Political Science at Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Susan Liebell is professor of Political Science at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Lamis Abdelaaty is associate professor of Political Science at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs.

Joan E. Cho, "Seeds of Mobilization: The Authoritarian Roots of South Korea's Democracy" (U Michigan Press, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Seeds of Mobilization

Joan E. Cho
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Politics & Polemics

Politics & Polemics

episodes

Interviews with partisans and polemicists about their new books.

Todd Mcgowan, "Embracing Alienation: Why We Shouldn't Try to Find Ourselves" (Repeater, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Embracing Alienation

Todd Mcgowan
Hosted by Cody Skahan
Can the Constitution Still Unite Us?: A Conversation with Yuval Levin

May 14, 2024

Can the Constitution Still Unite Us?

Yuval Levin
Hosted by Annika Nordquist
Public Policy

Public Policy

episodes

Interviews with scholars of public policy about their new books.

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia, "The Left Hand of Data: Designing Education Data for Justice" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 15, 2024

The Left Hand of Data

Matthew Berland and Antero Garcia
Hosted by Jen Hoyer
Liliana Doganova, "Discounting the Future: The Ascendancy of a Political Technology" (Princeton UP, 2024)

May 14, 2024

Discounting the Future

Liliana Doganova
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Sex, Sexuality, and Sex Work

Sex, Sexuality, and Sex Work

episodes

Interviews with scholars of sex, sexuality and sex work about their new books.

Tessa Winkelmann, "Dangerous Intercourse: Gender and Interracial Relations in the American Colonial Philippines, 1898–1946" (Cornell UP, 2023)

May 15, 2024

Dangerous Intercourse

Tessa Winkelmann
Hosted by Miranda Melcher
Ketaki Chowkhani, "The Limits of Sexuality Education: Love, Sex, and Adolescent Masculinities in Urban India" (Routledge, 2024)

May 13, 2024

The Limits of Sexuality Education

Ketaki Chowkhani
Sociology

Sociology

episodes

Interviews with sociologists about their new books.

Marina Welker, "Kretek Capitalism: Making, Marketing, and Consuming Clove Cigarettes in Indonesia" (U California Press, 2024)

May 18, 2024

Kretek Capitalism

Marina Welker
Hosted by Reighan Gillam
Miguel A. Martínez, "Research Handbook on Urban Sociology" (Edward Elgar, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Research Handbook on Urban Sociology

Miguel A. Martínez
Hosted by Anna Zhelnina
Sound Studies

Sound Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of Sound Studies about their new books.

City of Voices

May 13, 2024

City of Voices

Shannon Mattern
Hosted by Mack Hagood
Dead Air

May 6, 2024

Dead Air

John Biguenet and Rodrigo Toscano
Hosted by Mack Hagood
Sports

Sports

episodes

Interviews with athletes and scholars of sports about their new books.

Jaakko Stenros and Markus Montola, "The Rule Book: The Building Blocks of Games" (MIT Press, 2024)

May 4, 2024

The Rule Book

Jaakko Stenros and Markus Montola
Adam J. Criblez, "Kings of the Garden: The New York Knicks and Their City" (Three Hills, 2024)

April 26, 2024

Kings of the Garden

Adam J. Criblez
Hosted by Paul Knepper
Urban Studies

Urban Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of urban studies about their new books

Miguel A. Martínez, "Research Handbook on Urban Sociology" (Edward Elgar, 2024)

May 17, 2024

Research Handbook on Urban Sociology

Miguel A. Martínez
Hosted by Anna Zhelnina
City of Voices

May 13, 2024

City of Voices

Shannon Mattern
Hosted by Mack Hagood