Sociology

May 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Futures Scholar Featured in Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune featured Tatiana Redden ‘17 on May 6 as one of two Philadelphia Futures Scholars graduating in Arcadia’s Class of 2017. Philadelphia Futures is an organization that mentors first-generation college students. Redden has been involved with the program since high school....

BMDS Advisory Committee

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Black Male Development Symposium at Arcadia Explores How to Build Stronger Communities, May 13

The 2017 Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) will be a life-changing experience and conversation with members of the black male community as they strive to examine, explore, dissect, articulate and most importantly develop strategies that will eradicate the inter-generational challenges...

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Honors Black Male Development Symposium Leaders

The Mayor’s Office of Philadelphia presented a citation to members of the Arcadia University community for their work over the past 10 years with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS). Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Arcadia...

Photo by Felicia Hall '19

May 2, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Holocaust Survivor at Remembrance Event

By Felicia Hall '19 The Arcadia University community gathered on April 25 for the second annual Remembering the Holocaust event, co-hosted by Arcadia Hillel and the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department. The remembrance event provided students an outlet to commemorate the...

Apr 11, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Appointed to National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) has appointed Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and director of the Pan African Studies Program, to serve on its National Advisory Council (NAC). As a member of the...

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Mar 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Redden ’17 To Present at Undergraduate Student Research Conference

Sociology major Tatiana Redden ’17 will present “They Taught Us Half a Story: The Effects of Miseducation in the U.S. School System” at the 7th annual Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference at Lincoln University in Chester County on Saturday, April 8. Redden is one of two...

Caitlin Joyce Mar 1, 2017 7:00 pm

Coming Out

In my high school, there was no such thing as an LGBT+ studies class. There was a sparsely populated Gay-Straight Alliance, which I didn’t gain the courage to join until my senior year. Once I started dating my girlfriend, I became hyper-aware of my actions. Being in the closet isn’t simply...

Amber Amin '17 speaks during the unity rally on Feb. 3.

Feb 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

Nov 3, 2016 Shani Carrington

International LGBTQ Activist Speaks of Decades of Work to Pan-African Studies, Sociology Programs

On Oct. 28, the Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Pan-African Studies Programs welcomed Nigerian LGBTQ activist Brother Davis Mac-Iyalla, who spoke to the Arcadia community about his advocacy for the dignity and rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people in Africa....

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Oct 21, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Oct. 25: Student Voters Prepare for Election with Daylong Forum

In preparation for the 2016 presidential election, Arcadia University is hosting Election Fest, an opportunity for students to discuss political and electoral processes with faculty and staff. The daylong event is on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the University Commons Great Room. Students representing 18...

Oct 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Rallies in Support of #Missing24

Wearing all black and holding signs of support, students, faculty, and staff gathered on Haber Green on Sept. 26 to stand in solidarity with the #Missing24 movement started by actor Isaiah Washington. The demonstration included an open mic, where University community members shared spoken word...

Bike police in Cleveland, OH at the Republican National Convention. Photo credit: Bob Edwards.

Aug 25, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Drs. Noakes, Guertin-Martin, and Lee Conduct Research at RNC, DNC This Summer

Dr. John Noakes, associate professor and chair of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, along with Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin and Dr. Anne M. Lee, joined a team of student and faculty researchers from Western Washington University,...