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Sociology News

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2021 Sociology Department Virtual Celebration

Watch the CCAS Department of Sociology's virtual celebration for our 2021 graduates.

Gregory Squires

Gregory Squires' Op-Eds

June 20, 2020 - February 25, 2021

Congratulations to Gregory Squires on his recent publications!

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Criminal Justice Student Association Created

The Sociology Department is thrilled to announce the creation of the Criminal Justice Student Association.

Antwan Jones, associate professor of sociology and epidemiology

Uncovering COVID'S Hidden Tolls

In a pair of research initiatives, Sociology’s Antwan Jones is shining a spotlight on the pandemic’s impact on psychological health and housing inequalities.
Senior Kyrah Altman started LEAD to provide health educators with a holistic health curriculum that focuses on a students mental

Senior HSSJ Student Aims to Revolutionize Mental Health Education

Kyrah Altman is building a nonprofit, LEAD, to reduce stigma and become the industry standard for mental health education in schools and youth-serving organizations.

Alumni Profile: Marjorie Kossoy Fuhrmann

​​​​​​​At an early age, Marjorie Kossoy Fuhrmann, CCAS ’73, was taught to serve others, and her education at GW enhanced her ability to impact the world on a greater scale.
(From left) Natalie Hopkinson, Amanda Huron, Gregory Squires and Sasha Ann-Simons discuss D.C.'s housing practices

Experts Talk About Housing Segregation in D.C.

Sociology’s Gregory Squires joined a panel for a discussion on the digital history project “Mapping Segregation in Washington DC.” The event sparked conversation on the lasting impact of decades of housing discrimination in the nation’s capital.

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