Sociology

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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...

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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...

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Jun 17, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Loury Addresses the Class of 2011 at Enon Tabernacle

Dr. Doreen Loury, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Act 101 program, addressed recent graduates of the local community at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Scholarship Program on June 11. Her address to the class of 2011, centered on the word legacy. “In order to develop a...

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Jun 17, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Black To Hold Book Signings June 19, 26

Dr. Helen K. Black, a researcher in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, will sign copies of her book From Zero to Eighty: Two African-American Men’s Narrative of Racism, Suffering, Survival and Transformation on June 19 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lombard Central Presbyterian...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Garcia, Slesaransky-Poe: ‘The Heteronormative Classroom’

Dr. Ana María García, Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education, published an article on “The heteronormative classroom: Questioning and liberating practices” in The Teacher Educator, the journal...

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Oct 15, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Reviewer: Pinsky’s Book Disentangles Judaism and Feminism

Case Western Reserve University’s Program in Judaic Studies journal Shofar includes a book review of the book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010) by Dr. Dina Pinsky, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Arcadia University. Pinsky’s...

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Jan 12, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Johnston Publishes Inside Look at Prison Life

Dr. Norman Johnston, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, published his latest book, “INSIDE: Prison and Prison Life.” Johnston’s book is available at the Eastern State Penitentiary gift shop, where Johnston has four other books on sale. An expert on the subject of prison architecture, Johnston...