McCarthyMatthew McCarthy

Sociology PhD Student

Office:  Bolton Hall, Room 778

Fall Semester Office Hours (Sept. 2–Dec. 11, 2014):  Mondays & Wednesdays 11:15–12:15 and by appointment
Winter Break Office Hours (Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015): By appointment

Areas of Interest:

Surviellance, Social Theory, Information Asymmetries, Internet and Culture, Cyberactivism/Hacktivism, Social Movements


Spring 2015: 760-801: Advanced Statistical Methods in Sociology
Fall 2014: Sociol 376-001: Modern Sociological Theory (pdf)


McCarthy, Matthew T. 2015."Towards a Free Information Movement." Sociological Forum (30) 2: forthcoming.


Single author presentation:“High Fidelity?: Trust, Attitudes, ID Systems” 2014 American Sociological Society annual meeting, San Francisco, CA

Single author presentation: “Towards a Free Information Movement: The Cases of WikiLeaks and Anonymous” 2013 Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting,Chicago, IL

Single author presentation: “Anonymous’ and WikiLeaks’ War Against Information Asymmetry”University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Sociology 2012 Department Colloquium Series, Milwaukee, WI