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Stay tuned for future events for the 2021-22 academic year!



Sociology News

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Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our astounding 2022 Graduates! Photos from the ceremonies are included here!
Greg Squires

Greg Squires has been appointed as a regular columnist for Social Policy.

Greg Squires first piece "The Right is Wrong on Race, Again."
Professor Daina Eglitis

Dr. Eglitis Publications on Current Events

Dr. Daina Eglitis has been publishing numerous articles revolving around the current situation in Ukraine.
Professor Kelso, along with her husband and 2 Ukrainian Refugees

Dr. Michelle Kelso Publications and Features on Current Events

Dr. Michelle Kelso has not only been publishing articles regarding the current situation in Ukraine; but, she has also been featured for her relief efforts in Romania aiding the Ukrainian refugees.

Sociology Student Awarded at GW Research Days

Amalis Cordova-Mustafa, a senior majoring in Sociology & Public Health, was recently awarded runner-up while presenting for the Milken Institute during GW's annual Research Days showcase.

Phi Beta Kappa Key

Three Sociology Students Accepted into Phi Beta Kappa

Congratulations to Sociology Department students Lucy Hastings, Elizabeth Hayman, Caroline Nelson for their invitations to the GW chapter of Phi Beta Kappa!
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MA Student, Evan Douglas, Featured in Washington Post

Evan Douglas, a Criminology MA student, wrote an op-ed on DC drug policy for the Washington Post entitled "D.C. can pioneer a new way forward in drug policy."
Emily Zhang

Emily Zhang's Projects for Peace Proposal

Congratulations to Emily Zhang on her Projects for Peace proposal being accepted by the Davis Foundation Projects for Peace program!
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Dr. Michelle Kelso Quoted in The Washington Post

Dr. Michelle Kelso was quoted in the Washington Post Article “As Ukraine war intensifies, some Russian speakers far from Moscow are feeling hostility.”
Dr. Elizabeth Vaquera

More migrants are dying along the US-Mexico border, but it’s hard to say how big the problem actually is

By Cisneros Institute's Elizabeth Vaquera and Courtney Riggle-van Schagen.

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