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Month: January 2021
Chriss Sneed: Managing Director at CURE
Congratulations to Chriss Sneed, who will be joining CURE, Center for Urban and Racial Equity, as its Managing Director. CURE is focused on supporting social change through research-based policy initiatives, training, facilitation, and community engagement. In the past, CURE has worked with organizations and institutions in several U.S. cities; for instance, findings from a recent […]
Rianka Roy: Intersectional Feminism–Desi Style!
Read Sociology graduate student Rianka Roy’s recent article in Feminism In India, “When Work Comes Home: Pandemic Realities For Indian Women In Tech.” The article discusses how the recent pandemic COVID-19 has impacted women in the Indian tech industry who must also perform domestic labor. ***Excerpt from Article*** “For women, however, WFH has erased […]
Matthew Hughey: Panelist on “Capitol Under Siege” 1/14/2021
Professor of Sociology Matthew Hughey will be serving as a panelist on “Capitol Under Siege: Community Reflections on the Lawless and Violent Attack on Democracy” hosted by The Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Human Resources and The Office of the Provost on January 14, 2021, from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Date: January 14th, 2021 Time: 4:00 […]
SWS Condemns Atrocities at United States Capitol on January 6, 2021
Sociologists for Women in Society has issued a statement condemning the events at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021. Read the full article here. ***Excerpt*** As an intersectional, anti-racist, feminist professional organization dedicated to promoting social justice and dismantling intersecting systems of oppression, Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) adds its […]
Bandana Purkayastha: “These Were Haunting Events”
An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including UConn Professor of Sociology and Asian and Asian American studies Bandana Purkayastha, is developing a set of research tools that will help understand the multiple dimensions of precarity faced by migrant workers, and to recommend ways that policymakers can ease those burdens. The two-year project is funded by the […]