Sociology

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...

Mar 10, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Social Justice Week at Arcadia University Looks at Harassment, Abuse

Arcadia University’s Social Justice Week, from March 21 through the 24, will feature presentations and lectures on sexual harassment and abuse, looking closely at war-torn nations and online platforms. The week aims to open and further discussions of how these abuses can be addressed on national...

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Jan 4, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Otieno Presents on Teaching Africa Through Film

In November, Alex Otieno, instructor of Sociology and International Peace and Conflict Resolution, presented “Using film about Africa to foster transformative experiences in sociology courses” at the African Studies Association annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. Otieno’s presentation was...

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Dec 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students, Faculty Present at Criminology Conference in Washington, D.C.

Shawn Brennan ’16, Ayesha Bryan ’16,  Allison Danta ’16, and Robert Ungurean ’16, along with Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Martín and Instructor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Dr. Anne Lee, presented research at the annual...

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Nov 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Loury Urges Support of Historically Black Colleges

On Nov. 5, Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of sociology, moderated a town hall discussion at Philadelphia’s Painted Bride Art Center on the need to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), as reported by The Philadelphia Tribune. Declining enrollment and lower-than-...

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Oct 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Loury Talks Black Male Development Symposium on WVON 1690 AM

On Oct. 17, Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of sociology and director of Pan-African Studies, appeared on “Philip Jackson—The BlackStar Project” on WVON 1690AM, a radio station servicing the Chicago area. Dr. Loury discussed the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS), of which she is...

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Jun 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD). Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

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May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Noakes to NewsWorks: Keep Riot Police Away from Front Lines

Dr. John Noakes, associate provost for faculty advancement and student learning, was quoted in a May 5 NewsWorks article on the Philly Is Baltimore protest. Noakes spoke on police response to protestors in light of the Center City march on April 30 and the recent protests in Baltimore...