Check out Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women & Gender Studies‘ recent publication titled “Special Issue: Racialization. Spectacle. Liberation v.22.” Edited by graduate student Chriss Sneed, this special issue also includes a book review titled “Review of Melancholia Africana by Nathalie Etoke, Lanham” by graduate student Kristen Kirksey.
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Mary Bernstein: “Standing Against Despair”
Check out the recent UConn Today article titled “Standing Against Despair,” featuring Professor of Sociology Mary Bernstein and her work with other University Professors to research and gather the data needed to approach gun violence differently, and to craft real solutions to the problem.
Alumna Angie Beeman: “Liberal White Supremacy”
Congratulations to Sociology alumna Angie Beeman on her recent publication titled Liberal White Supremacy: How Progressives Silence Racial and Class Oppression. Beeman argues that white supremacy is maintained not only by right-wing conservatives or stereotypically uneducated working-class racial bigots but also by progressives who operate from a liberal ideology of color-blindness, racism-evasiveness, and class elitism.
Mary Bernstein: 2022 Provost’s Award
Congratulations to Professor of Sociology Mary Bernstein, who has been awarded the 2022 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in the Distinguished Scholar Research Award category. Bernstein has shown a commitment to engaged scholarship through her intersectional research on sexual orientation, gender, and race, her teaching, and her service to the UConn community, […]
Bryan Greene: “Five Named to Fulbright US Student Program”
Congratulations to Graduate Student, Bryan Greene, who is among five UConn Students to receive the Fulbright Student Program award. Greene will be studying his research project, “From #ICantBreathe to #DontCallMeMurzyn: Exploring Anti-Blackness in Poland.” Read more about Bryan’s project in UConn Today.
Samantha Gove: Udall Scholar
Congratulations to Samantha Gove’24 (Sociology & Human Rights), mentioned in UConn Today’s recent article “Rising Junior Named a Udall Scholar.” Gove is the ninth student in UConn history to receive the prestigious Udall Scholarship.
Laura Bunyan: Modern Day Mary Poppins
Check out Associate Professor in Residence Laura Bunyan’s recent publication titled “Modern Day Mary Poppins: The Unintended Consequences of Nanny Work.”
Ruth Braunstein: UConn Today
Check out UConn Today’s recent article highlighting the work of Associate Professor of Sociology Ruth Braunstein and her Meanings of Democracy Lab. Please also join us in congratulation Graduate Student Rianka Roy and Undergraduate Student Nicholas Xenophontos, who each received one of the five $100 prizes in the Democracy Lab’s “Meanings of ‘America’ Project.” *Excerpt from […]
Rianka Roy: Immigrant workers’ movements in the U.S.
Congratulations to Graduate Student Rianka Roy on her upcoming publication in the Sociology Compass, “Immigrant workers’ movements in the U.S.: Where are high-skilled ‘nonimmigrants?” The Sociology Compass is an international journal publishing peer-reviewed research articles and surveys of current research from across the entire discipline, with the aim of providing topical and significant research on a […]
Phoebe Godfrey: Promotion to Professor in Residence
Congratulations to Phoebe Godfrey on her promotion to Professor in Residence! Read more about the Promotions, Tenure, and Renewal process in UConn Today.