Dr. Brittany P. Battle is one of the panelists speaking in response to the verdict from the trial of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. The Slavery, Race and Memory Project along with the WFU Law School Criminal Justice Program and the Center […]
SOC 382: Seminar in Social Psychology Sociology of Lifecourse Intensive investigation of current scientific research on issues in the areas of social psychology, the individual, and the social self. This course is an introduction to the theories and research associated with the life course perspective in […]
SOC 384: Crime, Law, and Immigration The U.S. is home to the largest immigrant detention and deportation system in the world, with over 3.1 million immigrants under government control just in 2019*. However, the incarceration, deportation, and surveillance of immigrants and asylum seekers is not […]
Wake Washington Students with President Wente, their host and Managing Partner of Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP, Wendell Taylor (WFU ’95, Sociology, Criminology), and Resident Professor Steve Gunkel. Wendell (’95) offered an amazing presentation “Overcoming Adversity” for his audience of Wake Washington Students, their Resident Professor, […]
Dr. Brown’s most recent American Sociological Review article, “Who Is an Indian Child? Institutional Context, Tribal Sovereignty, and Race-Making in Fragmented States” has won two ASA awards: the Charles Tilly article award from the Comparative Historical section and the Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award […]
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Amanda Gengler on receiving the McCulloch Family Faculty Fellowship in recognition of her excellence in research in teaching.
Congratulations to Dr. Brittany P. Battle, winner of the 2021 Winter SWS Social Actions Initiative Award. As the co-founder of Triad Abolition Project, a grassroots organization working to dismantle the carceral state, and the Forsyth County Police Accountability & Reallocation Coalition, a collective of grassroots […]
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Soares whose co-authored a piece in Inside Higher Ed makes the case for test-blind college admissions. You can read the whole essay here.
Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Harnois for her co-authored article, “Does the Everyday Discrimination Scale generate meaningful cross-group estimates? A psychometric evaluation” published in Social Science & Medicine. You can read the full article here.
Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Gómez Cervantes for her co-authored article, “Legal Violence, Health, and Access to Care: Latina Immigrants in Rural and Urban Kansas” recently published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior! Read the full article here.