Category Archives: Sociology

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Learn more about openICPSR, a truly free-to-anyone, open-access data repository that meets federal and/or journal requirements for open access to digital research data! Register here for a 60-minute webinar –  Tuesday, February 10, at Noon – that will include: An … Continue reading

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GSU Sociology Prof’s Book earns “Outstanding Academic Title”

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Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta!  Her book, Amigas y Amantes: Sexually Nonconforming Latinas Negotiate Family, which “explores the experiences of lesbian, bisexual and queer Latinas and how these women negotiate family,” won a place on Choice Magazine’s “Outstanding … Continue reading

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Library Workshop: Teaching with Archival Sources

Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Sources” from 11 am – 12:30 pm on Thursday, October 9 … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

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Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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Research on Resilience and Disability

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Checkout this recent research publication by GSU Sociology Department and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute Professor Ben Kail and colleagues: Manning, Lydia K., Dawn C. Carr, and Ben Lennox Kail. 2014. “Do Higher Levels of Resilience Buffer the Deleterious … Continue reading

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The Teaching Associate: A Model for Graduate Instructor Support

Clockwise from top left: Mindy Stombler, Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction, GSU Sociology Department; Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto, all graduated doctoral students from the GSU Sociology Department

Check out this recent publication by the GSU Sociology Department Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction Mindy Stombler, and graduated doctoral students Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto: Jungels, A. M., Brown, M. A., Stombler, M., & Yasumoto, S. (2014). … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Wright

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Meet Professor Eric Wright, who joined the GSU Sociology Department and the School of Public Health faculty this past academic year.  Dr. Wright is also a Second Century Initiative (2CI)Faculty in the Atlanta Census Research Data – Health Policy and … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Acosta

GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta

Meet Professor Katie Acosta, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty this past academic year. According to her website, Dr. Acosta’s “areas of interest and expertise include Latina/o sexuality, gender, immigration, family and race and ethnicity” and she “frequently teach[es] … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Carlson

GSU Sociology Professor Daniel Carlson

Meet Professor Daniel Carlson, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty in 2012. According to his department profile, one line of his research employs “identity discrepancy, normative life course, and social stress theory” to examine “how recent changes in family … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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