August 11, 2020
Refinery29 cites a 2013 study led by Joe Feagin, Ella C. McFadden Professor and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Sociology, in this in-depth analysis about racism in America.
July 31, 2020
As a mental health worker, Leila Khalid Warraich ‘16 is an invisible first responder in the COVID-19 crisis. Her work is now more important than ever.
April 2, 2020
Students could be undercounted in the census as coronavirus closes colleges – here’s why that matters
Census data are used to determine federal funding on everything from highway construction to poverty services. With many students heading back to their parents' homes, college towns may take a hit.
January 10, 2020
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
January 2, 2020
Dudley L. Poston, professor of sociology, discusses 2030 in The Conversation.
September 24, 2019
Sociology professor Reuben A. Buford May will present a lecture entitled "‘White Rabbits,’ Dress Codes, Etc.: Exclusionary Practices in Urban Nightlife" as a finalist for the prestigious Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching on September 26.
June 4, 2019
"Presuming that female reproductive organs make women behave irrationally is rude and sexist. It also evokes the same unscientific beliefs that have always held women back."
May 3, 2019
By 2050, the US will be a 'majority-minority' country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.
April 24, 2019
Thanks to demographic and political changes, Democratic contenders are addressing this issue for the first time
March 29, 2019
Three preeminent teachers from U.S. universities have been selected as finalists for Baylor University's 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only national teaching award presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching.