Sociology

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Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It's up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is a course offered through the national Inside-Out program. It takes students behind the walls of the Philadelphia Detention Center to...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Johnston Presents at National Conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support Organization

Dr. Norman Johnston, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, made a presentation on a panel at the national conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support organization in July at the Sugarloaf Conference Center of Chestnut Hill College. The other two panelists were Dr. Marie Gottschalk, Professor of...

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Jul 31, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

PHL17: Loury Speaks on Collaborative Efforts with Saving Our Boys

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Director of Act 101 and Executive Director and Founder of the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS), appeared in PHL17's Eye Opener Philly on July 17. The clip features reporter Mikaelyn Austin's visit to Arcadia University to learn about Saving...

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Jun 8, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Black, Santanello ’09 Publish in 'The Gerontologist'

Dr. Helen K. Black, a researcher in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, co-authored "The Salience of Family Worldview in Mourning an Elderly Husband and Father" with Holly Santanello ’09, which appeared in The Gerontologist. The purpose of this study was to qualitatively...

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Jun 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Loury Hosts 'Transition Blues' Panel at the 2012 Women's Veteran Forum

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, presented at the Women's Veteran Forum at Temple University on Friday, June 1. The program, “Her Story: She Wore her Boots With Pride,” was the culmination of a multi-month project in collaboration with Temple University...

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Jun 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Loury Honored with the Alpha Phi Alpha Charles Henry Chapman Award

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was honored with the 2012 Charles Henry Chapman Award, given by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity's Zeta Omicron Lambda Chapter on May 12, for her work with community and academic organizations on the Black Male Development...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

McCabe Embarks on Legislative Career to Combat Sex Trafficking

Emily McCabe ’12, a double major in Sociology and Spanish, is busy tweaking and polishing her Senior Capstone Project in preparation for Arcadia’s annual Capstone Presentations, April 25 - May 16. Her paper, “The Influence of Gender Norms on Sex Trafficking in Latin America,” is the culmination of...

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Mar 29, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Philadelphia Fox29: Loury Speaks on Racial Profiling

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was a guest on Channel FOX 29 Philadelphia for a Race In America segment on March 29. Joined by Bill Anderson, radio host at 900am WURD, Loury spoke on the topic of racial profiling in response to news related to the Trayvon Martin shooting,...

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Mar 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Madison ’02 Presents at Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference

  Nora Madison ’02, Adjunct Professor of Arcadia Online,  presented a paper on “The articulation of bisexual identities in new mediascapes: Negotiating (in)visibility online” at the 19th American University Conference on Lavender Languages and Linguistics, held in Washington, D.C., Feb. 10-12...

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Jan 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Levittown Patch: Arcadia Students and Professors To Assist in Cyber-Bullying Research

"The Pennsbury Education Foundation is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, which will be used to support a newly-developed cyber-bullying prevention program at the middle school level," reports the Levittown Patch. "The cyber-bullying prevention program will take place...

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Dec 16, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Black Co-Authors Two Articles in 'Journal of Aging Research'

Dr. Helen K. Black, a researcher in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, co-authored two articles in the Journal of Aging Research, “End of Life: A family narrative” and “End of life in nursing homes.” A third article, “A war within a war: A World War II Buffalo Soldier’s...

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Nov 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Immigration and Handiwork: Saverino Presents Research at Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Joan Saverino, Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, presented at Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library as part of the Alfred F. Mannella & Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Distinguished Speakers Series on Nov. 16. Her lecture, “Embroidery as Inscription in the...