Adrian FranklinAdrian S. Franklin (born 19 December 1955) is a British-born Australian sociologist, who is a professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania and a television and radio presenter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He was worked on several ABC radio and television programs as ''By Design'' on ABC Radio National and the television series ''Collectors'' where, with Gordon Brown and Claudia Chan Shaw, he was one of the panel of experts.
Franklin was born in Canterbury, England and holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Kent, and was awarded his PhD in Sociology from the University of Bristol in 1989 for his thesis ''Privatism, the Home and Working Class Culture''. He held professorships at Bristol and the University of Oslo, before emigrating to Australia as a reader of sociology at the University of Tasmania. Provided by Wikipedia