J. Michael  Ryan Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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J. Michael Ryan

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Nazarbayev University

J. Michael Ryan, PhD, is an assistant professor of sociology at Nazarbayev University. He has previously held academic positions in Portugal, Egypt, Ecuador, and the USA. Before returning to academia, Dr. Ryan worked as a research methodologist at the National Center for Health Statistics in Washington, DC. He is the editor of multiple volumes, including COVID-19: Global pandemic, societal responses, ideological solutions and COVID-19: Social consequences and cultural adaptations (see below).

Biography

J. Michael Ryan, PhD, is an assistant professor of sociology at Nazarbayev University,
Kazakhstan. He has previously held academic positions in Portugal, Egypt, Ecuador,
and the United States of America. Before returning to academia, Dr. Ryan worked as a
research methodologist at the National Center for Health Statistics in Washington, DC.
He is the editor of multiple volumes, including Trans Lives in a Globalizing World: Rights,
Identities, and Politics (Routledge 2020), Core Concepts in Sociology (Wiley 2019), and
Gender in the Middle East and North Africa: Contemporary Issues and Challenges (Lynne-
Rienner 2020).

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Gender and Sexuality Studies
    Trans Studies
    Globalization
    COVID-19 sociocultural research

Books

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 Featured Title - COVID-19: Global pandemic, societal responses - 1st Edition book cover