About Simply Sociology

About Simply Sociology

Welcome to Simply Sociology. We’re so happy that you’re here and trust us as a credible source for your academic studies. The website is primarily focused on providing resources for students studying sociology, criminology, and research methods.

The aim of the site is to write engaging and informative articles in an academic style, but still clear and simple enough to be understood by students of all educational levels.

We publish content that is clear and jargon-free, making even the most complex concepts understandable for all readers. Every aspect of our site is designed to support this goal, from the illustrations we publish to the organization of our articles.

Why you should trust us

  • Every article you see has several people behind it working to make sure that it is accurate, understandable, helpful, and reflective of our principles and editorial guidelines.
  • Our editors review and approve all article ideas independently. Each new article is rigorously reviewed and edited by our editorial team before it is published on the website.
  • Simply Sociology articles are meticulously fact-checked,, and writers are required to support all statements and claims with reputable sources. Priority is given to academic journals and educational institutions. Reference lists are provided at the bottom of our articles.
  • We never plagiarize nor deliberately distort facts or context, including visual information.
  • Links are chosen carefully and point to academic journals, reputable organizations and institutions, news outlets, and other trustworthy entities.
  • The editorial team also works to improve existing content to ensure it remains comprehensive and accurate. If an article has been modified, the date of the most recent update is provided at the top of the page.


We review all reader feedback and make updates to our content as needed. If you notice something in one of our articles that needs to be corrected, please send us an email at contact@simplysociology.com

Meet our writers

  • Ayesh Perera recently graduated from Harvard University, where he studied politics, ethics and religion. He is presently conducting research in neuroscience and peak performance as an intern for the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, while also working on a book of his own on constitutional law and legal interpretation.
  • Olivia Guy-Evans obtained her undergraduate degree in Educational Psychology at Edge Hill University in 2015. She then received her master’s degree in Psychology of Education from the University of Bristol in 2019.
  • Charlotte Nickerson is a member of the Class of 2024 at Harvard University. Coming from a research background in biology and archaeology, Charlotte currently studies how digital and physical space shapes human beliefs, norms, and behaviors and how this can be used to create businesses with greater social impact.