Sociology

the Alumni Gymnasium filled with students presenting their capstone posters.

Caitlin Joyce Feb 20, 2020 11:30 am

Five Tips for Surviving Your Senior Thesis

Unlike many of my peers, the written component of Senior Capstone was due at the end of the fall semester instead of closer to graduation. While I was certainly not a fan of having to cram my thesis work into a single semester instead of spreading it throughout the year, this means my final...

Student in classroom

Caitlin Joyce Feb 6, 2020 10:42 am

Taking a New Path

If I were to describe myself as a student, I would say that I am intensely driven to excel at every academic opportunity presented to me. While in my personal life I try to exude a “chill” persona, in the classroom, I’m a “Type A” personality all the way. To me, anything below a 90% grade is a sign...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Students Present on Biomedical Needs, Human Rights, and Male Bystander Intervention Programs

Members of the Arcadia community presented at the 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, themed “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health,” which took place in Philadelphia from Nov. 2 to 6.  Four faculty members from the Public...

Dr. Guertin-Martin, two students and Crooked Eye Brewery brewer examine beer

Oct 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Guertin-Martín Publishes on Waste in Beer Production in Criminology Journal

Dr. Favian Guertin-Martín, associate professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, published “Tapping into Environmental Harm in Brewing: An Exploration of Pollution and Waste in Beer Production” in the Oct. 1 Journal of the American Society of Criminology Division on Critical...

Caitlin Joyce cosplaying as Sakura Minamoto

Sep 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Joyce ’20 Featured by Funimation for #LGBTcosplay Pride Month

Sociology major Caitlin Joyce ’20 was featured on the official Funimation Instagram account on June 19 during their #LGBTcosplay Pride Month celebration. Funimation, one of the leading anime distribution companies in North America, posted a photo of her cosplay, a costume based on the design of a...

Dr. Doreen Loury

Jul 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Appointed to Philadelphia Commission for Women, to Advocate for Veterans

Dr. Doreen Loury wants to make sure women veterans have a voice. That voice should reach more people, with her appointment by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney to serve on the city’s Commission for Women.   As a Marine Corps veteran who served during the Vietnam era, and a member of ...

Students on Haber Green

Caitlin Joyce Jun 25, 2019 2:17 pm

Finding My Family at Arcadia

The concept of “found family” is something that has always struck a chord in me in movies or books. From Lilo meeting Stitch, or Harry meeting Ron and Hermione, there’s something about friendship evolving into a small but supportive mini-family that leaves me misty-eyed. This idea is especially...

Beer ranking at the Brewvitational

May 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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 and...

Students at brewery

Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Research Socio-Cultural Impact of Craft Beer

Combine 165 pounds of American Pilsner malted grain, citra and lemon drop hops, American ale yeast, and 214 degree Fahrenheit water, and you’ve got the base of 1853 Pale Ale.  But any student in Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin’s University Seminar course “Untapped: Exploring the SocioCultural and...

Dr. Doreen Loury

Apr 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Speaks at Temple’s Veterans Day Event, Interview for City of Philadelphia Spotlight Series

On March 28, Dr. Doreen Loury spoke at Temple University’s second annual Salute to Vietnam Veterans. The Salute to Vietnam Veterans recognized Temple alumni, staff, and students who served in the Vietnam war or during the Vietnam era. Dr. Loury is a Marine Corps veteran who served during the...

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar at Arcadia.

Mar 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Race Historian Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author and Charles and Mary Beard professor of History at Rutgers University, discussed female abolitionists and runaway slaves at Arcadia on March 5. After, attendees watched Sisters in Freedom, a documentary on which Dr....

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Mar 6, 2019 James Martin

SJW19: Zine Workshop from Here & Now Zines

In conjunction with Social Justice Week 2019, join Philly-based anti-authoritarian zine distro Here & Now Zines to learn the radical history of zines, the importance of free information, and how to make your own zine. Here and Now Zines is an anti-authoritarian radical zine distribution...