Arcadia University News


May 30, 2019

Dr. Guertin-Martin Joins Inquirer’s “Brewvitational” to Select Top Philadelphia Beers

Dr. Favian Guertin-Martín , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, joined a select panel of beer experts and enthusiasts at the May 13 Philadelphia Inquirer’s annual Brewvitational , where they ranked 82 Philadelphia area beers in the categories of new beers of 2019...

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February 1, 2019

Dr. Loury Nominated for “Black History in the Making” Award, Appointed to Philadelphia Defenders Association Board

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology and director of Pan-African Studies, was honored at a Jan. 21 reception by One Village Alliance as the 2019 Black History in the Making (BHIM) Legacy Award. The award honors remarkable role models and mentors who both embody the values of Dr...

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May 1, 2018

Criminal Justice Team Wins Spirit Award at Intercollegiate Debate Competition

Members of Arcadia’s Criminal Justice Debate team took home several awards during their first competition in the Intercollegiate Criminal Justice Debate at West Chester University on April 21. The eight-member team finished fourth out of eight participating schools in debating “Should convicted...

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June 8, 2012

Black, Santanello ’09 Publish in 'The Gerontologist'

Dr. Helen K. Black , a researcher in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, co-authored "The Salience of Family Worldview in Mourning an Elderly Husband and Father" with Holly Santanello ’09 , which appeared in The Gerontologist . The purpose of this study was to...

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January 13, 2012

Levittown Patch: Arcadia Students and Professors To Assist in Cyber-Bullying Research

"The Pennsbury Education Foundation is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, which will be used to support a newly-developed cyber-bullying prevention program at the middle school level," reports the Levittown Patch . "The cyber-bullying prevention program will take place...

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December 16, 2011

Black Co-Authors Two Articles in 'Journal of Aging Research'

Dr. Helen K. Black , a researcher in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, co-authored two articles in the Journal of Aging Research , “End of Life: A family narrative” and “End of life in nursing homes.” A third article, “A war within a war: A World War II Buffalo Soldier’s...

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November 29, 2011

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes ’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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November 29, 2011

Immigration and Handiwork: Saverino Presents Research at Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Joan Saverino , Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, presented at Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library as part of the Alfred F. Mannella & Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Distinguished Speakers Series on Nov. 16. Her lecture, “Embroidery as Inscription in the...

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November 29, 2011

Immigration and Handiwork: Saverino Presents Research at Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Joan Saverino , Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, presented at Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library as part of the Alfred F. Mannella & Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Distinguished Speakers Series on Nov. 16. Her lecture, “Embroidery as Inscription in the...

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September 30, 2011

Pinsky's 'Jewish Feminists' Reviewed in Lilith Magazine and Nashim

By Jenna Reim Professor Dina Pinsky ’s book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives was recently reviewed in Lilith Magazine , which discusses the lives of Jewish women. In its latest issue, contributing writer Melanie Weiss discusses Pinsky’s work in her article, “Handmaidens of...

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September 27, 2011

Van Horne Presents Papers at Criminology Conference in Lithuania

Dr. Sheryl Van Horne , Assistant Professor and Director of Criminal Justice, attended the European Society for Criminology Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, from Sept. 21 to 24. She moderated two panel sessions and presented two papers. The annual conference presents an overview of the latest...

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July 1, 2011

Student Intern Goes to City Hall to Advocate for Homeless

Anabel Genevitz ’13 , a Sociology major with a minor in Professional Writing, is interning at Project H.O.M.E. , a Philadelphia non-profit organization that empowers families and individuals to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty through street outreach, supportive housing and comprehensive...

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February 22, 2011

Arcadia Magazine: Researcher Williams Asks Difficult Questions, Thanks to Johnston

By Michelle Tooker ’07, ’10M Dr. Linda Williams ’71 formed the basis of her career thanks to the guidance of Dr. Norman Johnston , Professor Emeritus of Sociology. In her career as a researcher and educator, she continues to harken back to her undergraduate experiences. Williams conducts research...

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February 4, 2011

Redd: 'U.S. Should Encourage Egypt's President to Resign'

Dr. Adrienne Redd , Adjunt Professor of Sociology, posted a blog advocating "The U.S. Should Encourage Egypt’s President To Resign Now Gracefully, While He Still Can." "My colleague and friend, Dr. Mohammad Amjad (Visiting International Professor) walked the 10 steps to my office yesterday...

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January 14, 2011

Redd Interviewed on KYNT About 'Fallen Walls and Fallen Towers'

Dr. Adrienne Redd , Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, was interviewed on KYNT radio about her book Fallen Walls and Fallen Towers: The Fate of the Nation in a Global World, which was released on Sept. 11, 2010. The book discusses how to make sense of international...

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November 9, 2010

Loury on Ch. 29: 'What Are We Going To Do' for Black Males in School?

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was one of a group of educators who spoke on Nov. 6 at a film screening of the film Beyond the Bricks , on black males in the school system, which premiered at the Community College of Philadelphia. Fox Ch. 29's report—'...

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