Curriculum Vitae [Research]



Books


2013. Kotarba, Joseph A., Bryce Merrill, J. Patrick Williams, and Phillip Vannini. Understanding Society through Popular Music (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

2011 Williams, J. Patrick. Subcultural Theory: Traditions and Concepts. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

2009 Vannini, Phillip, and J. Patrick Williams, (Eds.). Authenticity in Self, Culture and Society. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick, and Jonas Heide Smith (Eds.). The Players' Realm: Studies on the Culture of Video Games and Gaming. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2006 Williams, J. Patrick, Sean Q. Hendricks, and W. Keith Winkler (Eds.). Gaming as Culture: Essays in Social Reality, Identity and Experience in Fantasy Games. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.


Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed)


[In press] Williams, J. Patrick, and Samantha Ho. “‘Sasaengpaen’ or K-pop Fan? Singapore Youths, Identity, and Asian Media Fandom.” Deviant Behavior. doi: 10.1080/01639625.2014.983011

[Online First] Williams, J. Patrick, and Muhammad Kamal Jauhari bin Zaini. "Rude Boy Subculture, Critical Pedagogy, and the Collaborative Construction of an Analytic and Evocative Autoethnography." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. DOI: 10.1177/0891241614549835

2015 Williams, J. Patrick, and Yi Xiang Goh. "Notes on the Existential and Interactional Dimensions of Authenticity: A Symbolic Interactionist Study of Breast Cancer Internet Forums."M/C Journal 18(1).

2014 Kirschner, David, and J. Patrick Williams. “Measuring Video Game Engagement through Gameplay Reviews.” Simulation & Gaming 45(4-5):593-610. doi: 10.1177/1046878114554185

2014 Williams, J. Patrick, and Erik Hannerz. "Articulating the 'Counter' in Subculture Studies." M/C Journal 17(6).

2014 Williams, J. Patrick, David Kirschner, and Zahirah Broder-Suhaimi. "Structural Roles in Massively Multiplayer Online Games: A Case Study of Guild and Raid Leaders in World of Warcraft." Studies in Symbolic Interaction 43:121-142.

2012 Williams, J. Patrick, and David Kirschner. “Coordinated Action in the Massively Multiplayer Online Game World of Warcraft. Symbolic Interaction 35(3):340-368.

2011 Williams, J. Patrick. “Structuring Knowledge of Subcultural Folk Devils through News Coverage: Social Cognition, Semiotics, and Political-Economy.” Studies of Transition States and Societies 3(2):3-13.

2010 Williams, J. Patrick. “Music, Symbolic Interaction, and Study Abroad.Studies in Symbolic Interaction 35(1):223-240.

2010 Hochstetler, Andy, Heith Copes, and J. Patrick Williams. “‘That’s Not Who I Am:’ How Offenders Commit Violent Acts and Reject Authentically Violent Selves.Justice Quarterly 27(4):492-516.

2009 Williams, J. Patrick. “Community, Frame of Reference, Boundary: Three Sociological Concepts and Their Relevance for Virtual Worlds Research.” Qualitative Sociology Review 5(2):3-16.

2009 Williams, J. Patrick. “The Multidimensionality of Resistance in Youth-Subcultural Studies.Resistance Studies 2(1):20-33.

2008 Copes, Heith, Andy Hochstetler, and J. Patrick Williams. ““We Weren’t Like No Regular Dope Fiends:” Negotiating Hustler and Crackhead Identities.Social Problems 55(2):254-270.
*Reprinted 2012 in Mark Pogrebin (Ed.) About Criminal: A View of the Offenders’ World (2nd ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick. “Youth Subcultural Studies: Sociological Traditions and Core Concepts.Sociology Compass 1(2):572-593.

2007 Copes, Heith, and J. Patrick Williams. “Techniques of Affirmation: Deviant Behavior, Moral Commitment, and Subcultural Identity.Deviant Behavior 28(2):247-272.

2006 Williams, J. Patrick. “Authentic Identities: Straightedge Subculture, Music, and the Internet.Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35(2):173-200.
*Reprinted 2008 in Kathleen Odell Korgen (Ed.) Contemporary Readings in Sociology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

2005 Williams, J. Patrick, and Heith Copes. “‘How Edge Are You?’ Constructing Authentic Identities and Subcultural Boundaries in a Straightedge Internet Forum.Symbolic Interaction 28(1):67-89.

2005 Weninger, Csilla, and J. Patrick Williams. “Cultural Representations of Minorities in Hungarian School Textbooks.Pedagogy, Culture and Society 13(2):159-179.

2004 Ryba, Tatiana, and J. Patrick Williams. “Multiculturalism or Assimilation? An Examination of a University International House through a Cultural Studies-as-Praxis Model.The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies 26(2):210-228.

2003 Williams, J. Patrick, Anthony Cavender, Dennis Butler, Misty Gaugler, Kimbery Napier, and Tim Stanton. “Adolescent Marijuana Use in a Rural Appalachian Community.Journal of Appalachian Studies 9(2):93-113.

2003 Williams, J. Patrick. “Straightedge Subculture on the Internet: A Case Study on Style-Display Online.Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy 107:61-74.
* Reprinted 2012 in Nathan Palmer (Ed.) The Norton Sociology Mix. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.

2003 Fraser, James C., Jonathan Lepofsky, Edward L. Kick, and J. Patrick Williams. “The Construction of the Local and the Limits of Contemporary Community-Building in the United States.” Urban Affairs Review 38(3):417-445.
*Reprinted 2007 in James Defilippis and Susan Seagert (Eds.) Community Development Reader. Routledge.

2002 Williams, J. Patrick and Tatiana Ryba. “Doing Service Learning in an International Student Center.Tennessee Education 32(1):47-55.

2002 Fraser, James C., Edward L. Kick, and J. Patrick Williams. “Neighborhood Revitalization and the Practice of Evaluation in the United States: Developing a Margin Research Perspective.City and Community 1(2): 217-235.

2001 Williams, Patrick. “Liminality among European Exchange Students.International Education 30(2): 19-40.


Published Proceedings/ Book Chapters/ Commissioned Works


[forthcoming] Williams, J. Patrick. “Playing Games.” In Dennis Waskul and Phillip Vannini (Eds.) Popular Culture as Everyday Life. New York: Routledge.

[forthcoming] Williams, J. Patrick. “Connecting Personal Troubles and Social Issues in Asian Subculture Studies.” In Shane Blackman and Michelle Kempson (Eds.) The Subcultural Imagination: Theory, Research, and Reflexivity in Contemporary Youth Cultures. Abingdon, UK: Taylor & Francis.

2014 Williams, J. Patrick. “Subcultures and Deviance.” Pp. 108-124 in Michael Dellwing, Joseph A. Kotarba, and Nathan W. Pino (Eds.) The Death and Resurrection of Deviance. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave. DOI: 10.1057/9781137303806.0010

2014 Kirschner, David, and J. Patrick Williams. “A Microsociological Perspective on Non-Verbal Communicative Strategies in MMORPGs.” Pp. 307-322 in Joshua Tanenbaum, Magy Seif el-Nasr, and Michael Nixon (Eds.) Nonverbal Communication in Virtual Worlds. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon ETC Press.

2013 Williams, J. Patrick, and David Kirschner. “Elements of social action: A Micro-analytic Approach to the Study of Collaborative Behavior in Digital Games.” Defragging Game Studies: Proceedings of the Digital Games Research Association 2013 Conference.

2013 Kirschner, David, and J. Patrick Williams. “Experts and Novices or Expertise? Positioning Players through Gameplay Reviews.” Defragging Game Studies: Proceedings of the Digital Games Research Association 2013 Conference.

2013 Williams, J. Patrick. “Authenticity and the Dramaturgical Self.” Pp. 93-107 in Charles Edgley (Ed.), Life as Performance: A Dramaturgical Handbook. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

2012 Williams, J. Patrick, and Csilla Weninger. “Applying Goffman’s Assumptions about Communication to a New Media Environment.” Pp. 47-60 in Andrea Salvini, David Altheide, and Carolina Nuti (Eds), Present and Future of Symbolic Interactionism, vol. 2. Milano: FrancoAngeli.

2010 Zuiker, Steven J., J. Patrick Williams, David Kirschner, Katherine Greer Littlefield, and Manikantan Krishnamurthy. “Alone Together in Cyberworlds? Bridging Cyberworld Development and Design through Educational MMOs.” Pp. 309-313 in Alexei Sourin and Olga Sourina (Eds.) 2010 International Conference on Cyberworlds. Washington, D.C.: IEEE CS CPS Press.

2009 Lewin, Philip, and J. Patrick Williams. “The Ideology and Practice of Authenticity in Punk Subculture.” Pp. 65-83 in Phillip Vannini and J. Patrick Williams (Eds.) Authenticity in Self, Culture and Society. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

2009 Vannini, Phillip, and J. Patrick Williams. “Authenticity in Self, Culture and Society.” Pp. 1-18 in Phillip Vannini and J. Patrick Williams (Eds.) Authenticity in Self, Culture and Society. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

2008 Williams, J. Patrick. “Teaching and Learning Guide for Youth-Subculture Studies: Sociological Traditions and Core Concepts.Sociology Compass 2(2):765-774.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick, and Dennis D. Waskul. “Mundane Life in a Media Age.” Symbolic Interaction 30(4):627-636.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick, and Jonas Heide Smith. “From Moral Panics to Mature Games Research in Action.” Pp. 1-15 in J. Patrick Williams and Jonas Heide Smith (Eds.) The Players' Realm: Studies on the Culture of Video Games and Gaming. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick. “How the Internet is Changing Straightedge.” Pp. 104-115 in Arielle Greenburg (Ed.) Youth Subcultures: Exploring Underground America. New York: Pearson.

2006 Williams, J. Patrick. “Consumption and Authenticity in Collectible Strategy Games Subculture.” Pp. 77-99 in J. Patrick Williams, Sean Q. Hendricks, and W. Keith Winkler (Eds.) Gaming as Culture: Social Reality, Identity and Experience in Fantasy Games. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2006 Williams, J. Patrick, Sean Q. Hendricks, and W. Keith Winkler. “Fantasy Games, Gaming Cultures and Social Life.” Pp. 1-18 in J. Patrick Williams, Sean Q. Hendricks, and W. Keith Winkler (Eds.) Gaming as Culture: Social Reality, Identity and Experience in Fantasy Games. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

2001 Williams, Patrick. "Child Poverty in the Former Soviet Union." Pp. 223-226 in Samuel E. Wallace, Social Problems: An Ecological Perspective (2nd ed). Pearson.


Encyclopedia Entries/ Reviews/ Other publications


[Forthcoming 2015]. Ong, Huilin Adeline, and J. Patrick Williams. “Authenticity, Employee Trust and Senior Manager Emails.” Proceedings of the URECA@NTU 2013-14. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.

2014. Williams, J. Patrick, and Robert Dingwall.. “Symbolic Interactionism.” In Heith Copes and Craig Forsyth (Eds.), Sage Encyclopedia of Social Deviance. Thousand Oaks: Sage. [forthcoming]

2014. Williams, J. Patrick. “Authenticity.” In Heith Copes and Craig Forsyth (Eds.), Sage Encyclopedia of Social Deviance. Thousand Oaks: Sage. [forthcoming]

2013 Siew, Sheng Ren Nicholas, and J. Patrick Williams. “Subculture + Religion + Media: Exploring the Emergence of 'Taqwacore' in Singapore.” Proceedings of the URECA@NTU 2011-12. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.

2012 Subrahimi, Zahirah binte, and J. Patrick Williams. “Whose World is it, Anyway? An Analysis of the Motivation of World of Warcraft Players in Understanding the Dynamics of the Singaporean Political-economy” Proceedings of the URECA@NTU 2010-11. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.

2009 Williams, J. Patrick. “Review of Andrew Wilson (2007) Northern Soul: Music, Drugs, and Subcultural Identity.” Willan Press. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 51(3).

2008 Williams, J. Patrick. “Symbolic Interactionism.” Pp. 848-853 in Lisa M. Given (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2008 Williams, J. Patrick. “Emergent Themes.” Pp. 248-249 in Lisa M. Given (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2008 Williams, J. Patrick. “Non-Participant Observation.” Pp. 561-562 in Lisa M. Given (Ed.), Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

2007 Williams, J. Patrick, Phillip Vannini, and Bryce Merrill. “Couch-Stone Essays.” SSSI Notes: Newsletter of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction 34(3):16-18.

2002 Williams, J. Patrick. "Review of Young Yun Kim (2000) Becoming Intercultural: An Integrative Theory of Communication and Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Sage. Intercultural Education 13(1):99-100.

Invited Lectures/Talks (selected)


2011. Williams, J. Patrick. “Dealing with it: Deviant identities and everyday life.” Invited lecture, Public Sociology lecture series. Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia. Okanagan, Canada.

2011. Hochstetler, Andy, Heith Copes, and J. Patrick Williams. “That’s not who I am: how offenders commit violent acts and reject authentically violent selves.” American Criminal Justice Society Invitational Research Showcase. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2011. Williams, J. Patrick. “Social cognition, semiotics, and political economy: on news media, moral panic, and the outsider’s view of youth subcultures.” Keynote address, Youth (Sub)cultures in Changing Societies international conference, Center for Lifestyles Studies, Institute for International and Social Studies, Tallinn University. Tallinn, Estonia.

2011. Williams, J. Patrick. “Media, moral panic, and the outsider’s view of subcultures.” Invited lecture, Cultural Space Seminar Series. Department of Sociology, Lund University. Lund, Sweden.

2011. Williams, J. Patrick. “What people in do in fantasy gameworlds and how they do it: How the user interface brings people together in massively-multiplayer online games.” Invited lecture, HEX Digital Cultures and Games Seminar Series. Humanities Experimental Group, Lund University. Lund, Sweden.

2010. Williams, J. Patrick. “Deviant youth cultures: toward an insider’s perspective.” Invited lecture, Fifth Family Research Network Forum: Child/Youth Development and Delinquency Prevention. Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, Singapore.

2009. Williams, J. Patrick. “Youth subcultures and the concept of resistance.” Invited lecture, Social Sciences Capstone Seminar Series, Singapore Management University. Singapore.

2009. Williams, J. Patrick. “Getting serious about games: from moral panics to the importance of meaning in online gameplay.” Invited lecture, Department of Sociology, University of Szeged. Szeged, Hungary.