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Name Professor Gregor McLennan
Job title Professor of Sociology
Department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies University of Bristol
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Email address
Telephone number work(0117) 928 8214
Qualifications BA(Hons)(Bristol), MA, PhD(Birm)
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Membership of professional bodies British Sociological Association
Keywords ideology and politics
knowledge, science and society
theories of society
the role of the state
social class
culture and society
the circulation of ideas
public intellectuals
Areas of expertise I am a social theorist and analyst of contemporary culture and politics. I have published widely on social ideas and ideologies, the role of the state, the changing nature of social class, the emergence of the 'talk society' and the role of knowledge/ideas/intellectuals in the knowledge society.
Media experience Radio interviews
TV programme maker and interviewer for Open University social science courses
Interviewed in Times Higher
Regular local newspaper columnist in New Zealand in 1990s