Patrick Sweeney

Patrick Sweeney

Critical Social / Personality Psychology

Patrick Sweeney is doctoral candidate in the Critical Social / Personality Psychology program at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). His dissertation explores the complementary application of computer assisted text analysis and discourse analysis to study how scientific theories about the etiology of homosexuality have become part of public discourse and used in arguments to expand or contract the scope of justice. His research interests include moral inclusion, citizenship, queer theory, qualitative methods, and critical psychology. His work has been published in Social Justice Research and the Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. Prior to becoming a Digital Fellow, Patrick taught psychology at Hunter College, CUNY; and was a Writing Across the Curriculum Fellow at Kingsborough Community College, CUNY. He received his BA in Psychology, with a minor in Public Policy, at the University of California, Riverside. You can view his website at http://patricksweeney.info

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