35 Best Social Science Podcasts
Social Science Podcasts
Here are 35 Best Social Science Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Social Science Bites
Thousand Oaks, California, US
The social world is a world we create, that we all have in common. In this series of illuminating podcasts, hear leading social scientists present their perspectives on how our social world is created, and how social science can help us understand people and how they behave.
Also in Sociology Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 4.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ May 2012 Get Email Contact More
2. The Science of Everything Podcast
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Here I discuss a variety of topics in both the natural and social sciences, exploring the many fascinating insights that the scientific method yields about the world around us.
Also in Science Podcasts, Australian Science Podcasts
Play 3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 55 min Get Email Contact More
3. The Human Show: Innovation through Social Science
If you want to understand how social scientists study human behavior, how industry innovates, or want to know more about how they can successfully work together and enhance each other, then you have come to the right place! Join our hosts as they engage with anthropologists, researchers, & industry specialists from all over the world. The discussions will be about their specific work in understanding people & how they apply that understanding to advance industry, scholarship & larger societal goals.
Play⋅ 212 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 44 min ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact More
4. The Corbett Report Podcast
The Corbett Report explores the world of politics, history, science, and economics from a radically alternative perspective. From geopolitical conspiracies to monetary manipulation, repressed history, and social engineering. The Corbett Report goes where other podcasts fear to tread.
Also in Geopolitics Podcasts
Play⋅ 12.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min ⋅ May 2007 Get Email Contact More
5. Seriously Social
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Seriously Social helps you understand your world. Each week listen to in-depth, intelligent insights from Australia's best social scientists. We talk about human society, our social relationships, and the world in transition. Brought to you by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Play⋅ 441⋅ 3.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
6. Pod Academy » Humanities and Social Sciences
London, England, UK
Pod Academy is the new sound of academia. Get the latest podcast of current research on Humanities and Social Sciences.
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 865 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact More
7. Ideas of India
Through conversations with top thinkers in the social sciences and beyond, economist Shruti Rajagopalan explores the ideas that will propel India forward.
Play⋅ 36.6K⋅ 19.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact More
8. The Measure of Everyday Life
Durham, North Carolina, US
Interested in human behavior and how people think? The Measure of Everyday Life is a weekly interview program featuring innovations in social science and ideas from leading researchers and commentators.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Jan 2015 Get Email Contact More
9. LSE IQ podcast
London, England, UK
LSE IQ is a monthly podcast from the London School of Economics and Political Science in which we ask some of the smartest social scientists - and other experts - to answer intelligent questions about economics, politics, or society.
Also in Political Science Podcasts
Play⋅ 617.3K⋅ 129.8K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact More
10. Matrix Podcast
Berkeley, California, US
The Matrix Podcast features interviews with social scientists from across the University of California, Berkeley campus. Hosted by Professor Michael Watts, the podcast is produced by UC Berkeley's Social Science Matrix, an interdisciplinary research center.
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 66 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
11. SUSS Podcast
A podcast network from the Singapore University of Social Sciences. Featuring thought leaders, practitioners as well as voices in our industry and community to spark new conversations and thoughts about the way we relate, work and learn.
Also in Singapore Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More
12. CSPI Podcast
The Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology is a think-tank devoted to investigating policy relevant, underexplored topics in the social sciences. Podcasts include webinars from scholars about their recent papers and books.
Play⋅ 5.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 79 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
13. The Social Breakdown
The sociology podcast nobody wants, but everybody needs it! Come join us as we break down the complex social world one topic at a time using our sociological imagination.
478⋅ 1.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact More
14. Opinion Science Podcast
A show about the science of our opinions, where they come from, and how they change. Hosted by social psychologist, Andy Luttrell.
Play⋅ 468⋅ 872 ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
15. Squeezing the Orange
Professor Dan Cable and comedian Akin Omobitan unearth social science's hidden gems by 'fun packing' peer-reviewed articles and sharing their choice findings!
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jul 2019 Get Email Contact More
16. The Decision Corner
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Decision Corner connects you with cutting-edge insights from the world's best applied behavioral scientists to bring wisdom to your daily and professional life. Rather than talking about nudges and trying to codify science into design principles, TDC goes deep and finds out just how the world's brightest minds solve complex real-world problems using the social sciences.
Also in Behavioral Science Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.7K⋅ 4.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Aug 2019 Get Email Contact More
17. 10-Minute Talks
London, England, UK
The world's leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.
Play⋅ 29.8K⋅ 57.6K ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 12 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More
18. Keeping Friendship Magic
Founded in 2015, the Keeping Friendship Magic (KFM) project fuses pop culture and fandom with social science to delve deeper into how to bring the lessons and values from our favorite properties to reality. After years of panels, conventions, and even a sociology conference, the project has come to the Podcast format. Each episode finds host Forward Progress along with co-host Nova Rose joined by special guests to discuss a variety of topics related to fandom and pop culture.
Play⋅ 250⋅ 672 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
19. Mind Your Work
A podcast about social science and work.
Play⋅ 313 ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact More
20. What's Next? In Social Sciences
The 'What's Next?' podcast series aims to discuss some important and life-saving skills that are necessary for social sciences. We are two young researchers, Archana Atmakuri and Nirupama V, working in the fields of International Relations and Development Studies respectively. Through this project, we hope to help students and early career professionals in Social Sciences with the prospects and challenges in our fields.
Play Jun 2020 Get Email Contact More
21. Research for Practice
Connecting the dots between thinking and doing. Natasha and Cassian speak to social science researchers about what their work means for professionals in education and social care. A monthly podcast looking at research from child safeguarding to adult literacy, and anything you can think of in between.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
22. Lunchtime Social Science
Lunchtime Social Science is a podcast devoted to social science takes on current events and ideas new and old. The hosts are professors of public policy and frequently includes guests and outside contributors.
Play Apr 2020 Get Email Contact More
23. TRiSS Talks
Trinity Research in Social Sciences is an interdisciplinary hub that promotes the social sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Also in Irish Education Podcasts
Play⋅ 219⋅ 1.6K ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact More
24. The Social Science KLAI-doscope
New York, US
The Social Science KLAI-doscope is a show about exploring topics beyond the Abstract or CV of social science research and academic profiles. I may not have the special letters to say I'm an expert, but join me, a 24-year-old aspiring economist turned data analyst, as I break down what it means to have a social science career. Join me in learning about what's hot in research, the core values or motivations of social scientists, and the stresses and challenges outside of the job from the next generation of bright social scientists or the veteran researchers and leaders of the field.
Play⋅ 310 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact More
25. SOCIAL SCIENCE FOR GRADE 9 AND 10 FOR THE STUDENTS OF CBSE
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Social Science consists of History, Geography, Democratic Politics, Economics, etc. This podcast will provide you line by line explanation of the topics which might be worth it for the students to understand the concept and timeline of the incidents.
Play Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
26. What is New Legal Realism?
Why is law so slow to get what's really happening? Why is it often so far away from our real-world experiences? The New Legal Realism movement springs from this frustration. The social sciences study how the law really works, using systematic methods. The social sciences help to find more productive ways to communicate so that law can get real in addressing our problems. That's the job a new generation of NLR scholars is tackling. Join our conversation!
Play⋅ 153⋅ 560 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 37 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact More
27. Anthropology + Technology Conference
Bristol, England, UK
The annual Anthropology Technology conference brings together leading experts from the social sciences and technology to champion socially-responsible AI, and to foster dialogue and collaboration across the disciplines. The conference has been curated to help today's leading technology companies understand the significant value of combining teams of technologists with social scientists. Together we can build a future in which socially-responsible AI is the norm.
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact More
28. Social Science Hour
Matthew Facciani interviews a variety of people in science who are doing amazing work!
Play Jan 2019 Get Email Contact More
29. Social Research Methods
This podcast covers all relevant aspects around research methods in social science. After a short introduction all steps will be considered from defining the hypothesis and research question to academic writing.
Play⋅ 3.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ May 2020 Get Email Contact More
30. The Dean's Table Podcast
New York, US
The Dean's Table is a new podcast series created by Fredrick Harris, Professor of Political Science and Dean of Social Science at Columbia University. The series features distinctive, in-depth conversations between Dean Harris and his colleagues from across the disciplines of the social sciences. Each episode brings listeners a unique perspective on the life, work, and imagination of an accomplished scholar in an intimate, casual setting. New episodes are released regularly, so be sure to follow the series on your preferred podcast distribution network.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact More
31. Let's Talk About DISS!
Welcome to 'Let's Talk About DISS!,' a podcast that will talk about everything and anything social science-related. This podcast was created to aid learners in studying Disciplines and Ideas in the Social Sciences (DISS).
Play Aug 2020 Get Email Contact More
Social Science Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Mercatus Center at George Mason University||ideasofindia.libsyn.com||29|
|WNCU public radio||measureradio.libsyn.com||28|
|Social Science Matrix||matrix.berkeley.edu||21|
|The Decision Lab||anchor.fm||20|
|Singapore University Of Social Sciences||suss.edu.sg||19|
Social Science Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|New Legal Realism Project||5|
|Law And Society||2|
|Interdisciplinary Legal Scholarship||1|
Social Science Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|