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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 and our new President, Susan…

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Congratulations to Dr. Alexandra Brewer

Dr. Alex Brewer

Dr. Alexandra Brewer and her co-authors received an honorable mention for the 2021 Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award from the American Sociology Association’s Medical Sociology Section for their article, “Who Gets the Benefit of the Doubt? Performance Evaluations, Medical Errors, and the Production of Gender Inequality in Emergency Medicine Resident Education.” You can…

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Congratulations to Dr. Hana Brown

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Dr. Brown’s most recent American Sociologial 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 from the Political Sociology section….

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Students in SOC 390 to host teach-ins

SOC 390 Defund, Transform, Abolish?: (Re)Imagining Justice, taught by Dr. Brittany P. Battle, focused the semester on examining texts on abolition. Dr. Battle, who is the co-founder of the local group Triad Abolition Project, has assigned her students to lead teach-ins, as their final course projects, for members of the…

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Responding to Racialized Policing Part II

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 for RECAAL will host, “Responding…

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Congratulations to Dr. Brittany P. Battle

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 organizations working to defund law…

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