Month: May 2019

Cutting Words: Etiquette as a Tool of Exclusion

May 15, 2019 – Kenneth Best – UConn Communications While researching the cultural processes of inequality in community organizations, sociologist Andrea Voyer found that manners and etiquette often are noted in racial, ethnic, class and gender exclusion. In studying a parent-teacher group in a public school, for example, white and wealthy PTA parents rejected the […]

Graduating Sociology Major, Lorianny Carrion

Lorianny CarriĆ³n BA, sociology major; English minor Hometown: Hartford, Connecticut Clubs: NRHH (National Residence Hall Honorary), LSAMP Scholar, McNair Fellow Scholarships: Leadership Scholarship         Q:Why did you choose to study (this major/minor)? A:I started off in biology, but I ended up switching because I realized I had always been struggling with science […]