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Professor Criticized Over Racist Postings Is Hired By Rhodes College

4 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Rhodes College[/caption]There is a new debate over impact of social media on academics. We previously debated the status of Boston University sociology professor Saida Grundy after a series of racist postings on social media. Boston University retained Grundy while many asked what would have happened if a white professor had posted the inverse comments about […]

Celebrating the Great Battle of 4th of July

If Mexicans celebrated the 4th like Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo: From Flama. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Oh Yeah, Don’t Forget the Guns

Ouch. In case you were feeling too good about the demotion of the Confederate flag, here’s one from cartoonist Jonathan Schmock: Visit Schmock’s website here. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Where is Gay Marriage Legal in the U.S.?

On June 26th, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage violate the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. This is your image of the week: Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

147. An Interview with Jen Lois & Joanna Gregson – Sociology, Romance, and Community

Jen Lois, Professor of Sociology at Western Washington University in Bellingham, and Joanna Gregson, Professor of Sociology at Pacific Lutheran University, sit down with Sarah to discuss  studying the community of romance from a sociological perspective. Show More Summary

If Einstein Had Been a Social Scientist

By Wiley Miller. H/t to Larry Stern. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

If Rachel Dolezal Has a 'Right' to Be Black, American Public Policy Will Have to Play Catch-Up

Echoing sentiments that have been hinted at by MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry and The View’s Whoopi Goldberg, a professor of law and sociology at the USC Gould School of Law today argues that Rachel Dolezal has a “right to be black.” Here’s...Show More Summary

NYU Prof and Aziz Ansari Are This Summer’s Unlikeliest Comedy Duo

Modern Romance, a humorous look at the elastic age of App-driven dating, is out today. And per a Q&A with co-author Eric Klineberg, a professor of sociology at NYU, this book project hit the tracks two summers ago. From David Zax’s Fast Company convo: \"In August of 2013, I had just finished a four-day sociology convention in Manhattan. Show More Summary

NYT Warns of the 'Other Terror Threat’-- From the 'Right-Wing'

“Headlines can mislead,” UNC sociology professor Charles Kurzman and Duke University expert on terrorism David Schanze warned In Tuesday’s New York Times. Yes, and the Times should keep that in mind. Their op-ed entitled, “ The Other...Show More Summary

what does success mean in higher education? – a guest post by mikalia marial lemonik arthur

Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur is an associate professor of sociology at Rhode Island College. She is the author of Student Activism and Curricular Change in Higher Education. My state, Rhode Island, is in the process of beginning an experiment with performance funding for public higher education. Because of our small size, we have only three institutions […]

The Modern Dystopia

By Tim Peckham. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Happy Birthday to Erving Goffman!

Borrowed from QuotesPictures. And thanks to the Mizzou sociology graduate students! Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Grumpy Sociology

Well done, Sociopress! Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

9 steps for solving income inequality — and why we need to be talking about them

Tim Smeeding, a professor of public affairs and economics at Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, has a few ideas on how to solve income inequality in the US. Lane Kenworthy, a sociology professor...Show More Summary

What Class War Looks Like

Cartoon by Tony Auth for the Philadelphia Inquirer, featured at The Santa Cruz Comic News. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

News Calls For Termination of Saidi Grundy After Disclosure of Prior Criminal Impersonation Of Another Woman

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

There are new calls for the termination of incoming Boston University sociology professor Saida Grundy after disclosure that she has a criminal record from Michigan. Grundy has become the best known academic at BU before even starting her academic career at the institution... for all the worst reasons. However, at the risk […]

Boston University Professor Grundy Accused Of Another Series of Offensive Postings

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

We have been discussing the racist tweets of Saida Grundy, an incoming assistant professor of sociology and African-American studies at Boston University, who used twitter to denounce white men as the central problem at universities and described how she tries not to do business with white people. After an outcry from alumni, Boston University president […]

Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 55: Ryan Cragun, Author of How to Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps

Our latest podcast guest is Dr. Ryan T. Cragun, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampa and the author of books including What You Don’t Know About Religion (but Should).His latest is called How to Defeat Religion in 10 Easy Steps. Show More Summary

Duke Professor Reportedly Put On Leave After Tweeting Statements Condemned As Racist

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

We recently discussed the case of Saida Grundy, an incoming assistant professor of sociology and African-American studies at Boston University who released a series of tweets denounced by many as racist and sexist, including calling white males the main problem on college campuses and admitting how she tries not to buy anything from white people. […]

Snow White and the Seven Trolls

By Gemma Correll. Visit her tumblr or buy stuff here. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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