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



Sociology News

The Washington Post Article with an image of Fellonte Misher, Sangeeta Prasad, and Aaron Young

Professor Sangeeta Prasad Featured in The Washington Post

The Washington Post did a feature piece on Fellonte Misher that includes the work of our very own HSSJ professor, Sangeeta Prasad, and her co-founders (Misher and Aaron Young) of the nonprofit In T

Professor Terrie Gale next to the New York Times logo

Prof. Terrie Gale Featured In NYT Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor from Professor Terrie Gale was published November 14  in the New York Times Sunda

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GW Research Team Awarded Funding to Study Impact of Stress, Adversity on Latino/a Adolescents

This NIH-funded project combines public health, clinical psychology, sociology and public policy.

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Housing policy affects population health, research shows | GUEST COMMENTARY

A new article published by Gregory Squires and Antwan Jones was featured in the Baltimore Sun on Wednesday, October 20th.

Cornel West (bottom), Assistant Professor of Philosophy Vanessa Wills (top left) and Professor of Sociology Xolela Mangcu

Cornel West to Students: ‘We Want to Hear your Voice.’

In a wide-ranging conversation with CCAS professors Xolela Mangcu and Vanessa Wills, the celebrated public intellectual discussed governments, philosophers and the blues.

Dr. Gregory Squires at the event

Scholars Gather to Mark the Retirement of an Expert on Racial Segregation

Sociology Professor Gregory Squires is hailed by panelists who discussed his contributions to sociology and strategized for the future. 

Associate Professor of Sociology Antwan Jones (left) and Professor of Sociology and Public Policy Gregory Squires (right)

Good for the Heart: Study Links Housing, Heart Health

A new study by Sociology’s Antwan Jones and Gregory Squires ties inclusionary zoning policies to higher affordable housing availability and lower rates of heart disease.
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CJ Senior Presents At TedX

Ale is currently a fourth-year at the George Washington University, double majoring in Criminal Justice and Political Science with a minor in Law and Society and a certificate in French Language, L

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2021 Sociology Department Virtual Celebration

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

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