Stepping Into Queer Parenting

  The Sociology Department, in sponsorship with The Department of the Provost, hosted the second webinar, in a series of talks on Colorblind Racism Across Institutions. Stepping Into Queer Parenting, facilitated by Dr. Andrea Gomez-Cervantes, featured guest speaker Dr. Katie L. Acosta, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at…

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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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WFU students leave mark on inauguration

2021 inauguration

  2020 Sociology alum, Jackson Blodgett, is pictured above seated in the first row, fifth seat. Jackson poses alongside other members of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) in Washington D.C., including other WFU graduates, after the 46th Presidential inauguration on January 20, 2021. Jackson, a political science…

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