Author: Brereton, Ajalon

Laura Bunyan: Pop-Up Food Pantry at UConn Stamford

Check out UConn Today’s recent article “Pop-Up Food Pantry at UConn Stamford Aims to Curb Food Insecurity” featuring Assistant Professor in Residence, Laura Bunyan’s, work with Katharine Vartuli ’23 (CLAS)  to provide food to those in need. The pop-up pantry  is a hands-on project that came about at the suggestion of colleagues and after talking with […]

UConn Junior Named a Truman Scholar

Congratulations to Irene Soteriou ’23 (CLAS) who has been recently named a Truman Scholar with the help of mentoring from Professor of Sociology, Bradley Wright. Check out the article here.  *Excerpt from Article* “Working with Dr. Wright was illuminating in that it opened my eyes to the possibility of leading a life of intentionality and […]

Darrell Irwin: Russian Disinformation Campaign Targeted Ukraine

UConn Today featured Assistant Professor of Sociology, Darrell Irwin, in “Report: Russian Disinformation Campaign Targeted Ukraine, Other Countries During Pandemic.” The article discusses Professor Irwin’s involvement with research to counter Russian sourced disinformation efforts directed at the state health sector and its COVID-19 response and vaccine hesitation in Kazakhstan, Georgia and the Ukraine.   *Excerpt from […]

Noel Cazenave: “Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize”

Check out Professor of Sociology, Noel Cazenave’s, recent talk with the Matrix Center “Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize: Why Racial Justice Activists Must Chart Our Own Course and Not Get Sidetracked into Reacting to the Backlashes of Frightened Democrats and Angry Republicans Like Those Against ‘Defund the Police’ and ‘Critical Race Theory.“

Christin Munsch: Residential Fellow at CASBS

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Christin Munsch has been invited to be a residential fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University during the 2022–23 academic year to work on a monograph that extends her work on “masculinity contest cultures” (MCCs) to academic social science and other professional contexts […]

Jane Pryma- “Technologies of Expertise: Opioids and Pain Management’s Credibility Crisis”

Read Assistant Professor of Sociology Jane Pryma’s recent article titled, “Technologies of Expertise: Opioids and Pain Management’s Credibility Crisis” in The American Sociological Review. Pryma discusses the reasoning for the *Abstract* Journalistic accounts of the opioid crisis often paint prescription opioids as the instrument of profit-minded pharmaceutical companies who enlisted pain specialists to overprescribe addictive […]