Sociology

Kathryn Jones Oct 3, 2018 4:36 pm

Breaking Free From the Gender Binary

The moment I stepped onto Arcadia’s campus for an Open House during my senior year of high school, I felt that I was home: safe, comforted, and accepted. This feeling is what initially encouraged and accelerated my desire to explore who I was. I have identified as bisexual since the...

May 30, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan...

May 19, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Loury Featured by ‘Philadelphia Tribune’ as Sheroe

Dr. Doreen Loury, director of Pan African Studies and assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, was one of nine women highlighted as a local ‘Sheroe’ in The Philadelphia Tribune on April 25. Dr. Loury was named a Sheroe at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM Women of...

Apr 26, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Shatters Silence on Preventing Sexual Violence

By Caitlin Joyce '20 In April, the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department hosted a two-part event that presented information on victimization and prevention methods. Shatter the Silence on Sexual Violence, held April 16 and 18, featured presentations and academic posters by...

Apr 5, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Named 2018 Local Sheroe By WDAS-FM

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of Pan African Studies, is a Sheroe. While that distinction has been apparent to many in the Arcadia community for several years, it was bestowed on Dr. Loury at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM...

Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Breaking the Silence II Brings Community Members Together to Improve Multiculturalism on Campus

Students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered on March 23 for Breaking the Silence II to continue to facilitate discussions about race and multiculturalism on Arcadia's campus. Hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies;...

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Mar 20, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Social Justice Week 2018 Explores Environmental Issues

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, in collaboration with the Criminal Justice and Sociology societies, hosts Social Justice Week, March 26-29. This year’s theme, “Going Green: Exploring Environmental Issues,” focuses on connections between environment and society, such...

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Mar 8, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at Regional Research Conference Hosted by Dr. Eaton

By Caitlin Joyce '20 and Lana Valente '19   Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, hosted the eighth annual Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference at Arcadia on Feb. 24. Nearly 50 students from the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Lincoln...

Caitlin Joyce Feb 9, 2018 12:07 pm

Why I Minored in Gender Studies

As a child, I utterly rejected the color pink. My identity before middle school was all tomboy, a disdain of all things frills and sparkles, a rejection of what is traditionally feminine— the classic I’m not like other girls mentality. At a very young age, I internalized the notion so prevalent in...

Jan 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noakes Speaks on Police Oversight, Quoted in Smithsonian Magazine

Dr. John Noakes, associate professor and chair of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, presented in November at TEDx West Chester on police oversight and the social contract. Dr. Noakes said that the general population subscribes to a social contract– agreeing to give up certain liberties...

Dec 8, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Unites to “Break the Silence” on Racism

Students, faculty, staff, and trustees joined together on Dec. 8 to “break the silence” about racism. The Day of Silence was hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department; Office of the...

Nov 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Presents Criminology Symposium

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and the Criminal Justice Society will present the New Directions in Criminology Symposium on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Castle Dining Room. The event is free and open to the public. Presentations include: 11 a.m. Alumna Viola...