Sociology

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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,...

Dr. Loury presents during Social Justice Week at Arcadia.

Jun 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Recognized Honored for Community Involvement by Youth Coalition

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, is this year’s recipient of the Northwest CommUnity Coalition for Youth (NCCY) Good Neighbor Award.  She will be recognized for her work with young adults to improve educational opportunities and learning...

Jun 2, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Community Leaders Honored at Black Male Development Fundraising Gala

Senator Vincent Hughes, Democratic chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee; Sara Lomax Reese, president and CEO of 900AM-WURD; Marcus Allen, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters; and Mark Lapreziosa, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Arcadia, received...

Criminal justice majors Ayesha Bryan ’16 and Shawn Brennan ’16 received the Agent of Social Change Award.

Apr 1, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week Gives Voice to Awareness of Abuse

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, the Pan African Studies Collective, and the Criminal Justice Society held its annual Social Justice Week from March 21 to 24, which focused on raising awareness about violence against women. The weeklong symposium featured...

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Mar 23, 2016 Caitlin Burns

HAPS Students Present at Latin American Regional Conference

Three Arcadia students presented research at a Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS) conference at Temple University on March 4 and 5 about issues affecting Latin American communities around world. Bryan Mier ’17 and Nancy Dennehy ’16, Historical and Political Studies majors...

Mar 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty and Students Showcase Research at South African University

From Feb. 18 to 28, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice faculty members Drs. Ana Maria Garcia, Anne Lee, and Favian Alejandro Martín presented research alongside students at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The work ranged in topics from wrongful convictions...