[Content Note: Sexual harassment; misogyny.]This is a critically important piece on sexual harassment by Lauren B. Edelman, who is the Agnes Roddy Robb professor of law and professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley, and the author of Working Law: Courts, Corporations and Symbolic Civil Rights. Show More Summary
Will Puerto Ricans return home after Hurricane María? By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, Assistant Teaching Professor in Sociology and Director of Applied Demography, Pennsylvania State University. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, mainland schools like this one in Florida are seeing an influx of Puerto...
Go ahead and leave it to the sociology professor to claim that ‘white nuclear families’ with of course white children is OF COURSE a very clear sign of white supremacy…
(Lehigh University) In newly published research, Mark Noble, visiting assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at Lehigh, focuses on the link between cocoa exports and deforestation in developing nations.
(Lehigh University) New research led by Kelly Austin, associate professor of sociology at Lehigh, explores unequal exchange in the coffee industry. She cites a range of negative consequences that coffee cultivation contributes to, including: malaria vulnerability, decreased participation in schooling, gender inequalities, and environmental degradation in Bududa, Uganda.
By Vanessa R. Panfil, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University. Some gay gang members are open about their sexuality, but others remain in the closet, fearing they could endanger themselves or the status of their gang. Devin/Pexels, FAL There are many...
Students aren't the only ones on campus struggling with the First Amendment. Liz Wolfe writes: Kenneth Storey, an adjunct sociology professor at the University of Tampa, was recently fired after he insinuated on Twitter that Hurricane Harvey was "karma" for Texans voting "red" in the last election. Show More Summary
By Richard Lachmann, Professor of Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York. Marines help the wounded man to an evacuation helicopter near Van Tuong,1965. AP Photo/Peter Arnett When Americans think of being at war, they might think of images of their fellow citizens suffering....
While Texans continue to brave Hurricane Harvey, a sociology professor lost his job after calling the natural disaster ‘Karma’ for the people of the state for voting for President Donald Trump.
For the second item in my new series launched here, please join me in marvelling at what sociology professor Ken Storey of the University of Tampa tweeted on August 27 in the wake of the catastrophic flooding in Texas following Hurricane Harvey (h/t Liberty Unyielding): “I don’t believe in instant Karma but this kinda feels like it for Texas. Show More Summary
The University of Tampa has fired a visiting assistant professor who suggested in a tweet that Hurricane Harvey's destruction is "instant karma" for Texas because it voted Republican. Sociology professor … Click to Continue »
I got an email about my post on Trump from an old friend Fred Block, a professor of sociology at UC Davis, and the author of pathbreaking books on the relationship between government and the economy. Here is what Fred wrote: What a week. Show More Summary
Professor Michael Eric Dyson, sociology professor at Georgetown University and author of ‘Tears Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America’, and conservative commentator and journalist, Scottie Nell Hughes, discuss President Trump’s response to the Virginia clashes.
"My colleague, who is 35, queer, and teaching Sociology of Sexuality, is informed that 'drag queen' is an incorrect and insulting term."
Cambodian jewelers: In the Aug. 7 Section A, an article about the history behind jewelry businesses in the Cambodian American community misidentified Khatharya Um as a professor of sociology at UC Berkeley. She is a professor of ethnic studies. If you believe that we have made an error, or you...
Fiona Greenland (assistant professor of sociology at the University of Virginia) discusses 'Hobby Lobby’s parallel universe of antiquity studies' on Dan Hirschman's 'scatterplot' blog, July 13, 2017 The Museum of the Bible’s Scholars Initiative invites academics to research and write about [the] extraordinary artifacts in its collection. Show More Summary
A district judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by University of Texas professors because they were unable to establish that carrying firearms on campus inhibit free speech, Liz Wolfe writes. Professors Jennifer Lynn Glass (sociology), Lisa Moore (English), and Mia Carter (English) banded together and filed a lawsuit that sought to overturn the new law. Show More Summary
A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors who argued that the state's "campus carry" law could have a "chilling effect" stifling classroom debate. Sociology … Click to Continue »
Last week, Trinity College announced the suspension of Johnny Williams, an associate professor of sociology. According to Inside Higher Education: Williams last week shared an article from Medium called “Let Them Fucking Die.” The piece argues that “indifference to their well-being is the only thing that terrifies” bigots, and so people of color should “Let. Them. Fucking. […]
Will women vote for women in 2018? It depends on if they’re married By Leah Ruppanner, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Melbourne, Kelsy Kretschmer, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Oregon State University, and Christopher Stout, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Oregon...