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Toddrick Barnette

Sociology Alum Becomes First Person of Color Elected to Chief Judge on a Minnesota State Court

Toddrick Barnette, BA ’88 in Criminal Justice and Sociology, received a full scholarship from GW. Today, he prioritizes diversity within the justice system.

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Mothering Behind Bars

As the number of mothers jailed for minor offenses rises, Sociology’s Zimife Umeh...

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Faculty Present at Equity Institute Initiative

Professors Antwan Jones and Ivy Ken were both presenters at the Equity...

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Dr. Greg Squires Appraisal Bias Op-Eds

In the last year Dr. Greg Squires has worked tirelessly on research on appraisal bias. This has culminated into many op-eds...

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Building Bonds through Books

Led by Criminal Justice alumna Emily Zhang, a GW team is fighting stigmas of children with incarcerated parents through...

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Dr. Squires Interviewed on His Research

Recently, Emeritus Faculty member, Dr. Greg Squires was interviewed for GW's research magazine. He was featured in the article...

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Summer Program Opens Doors for STEM Students

Lily Reck, a sociology minor, participated in the Columbian College STEM Summer Laboratory Internship Program, a new...

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Ivy Ken & Allison Helmuth article receives ASA award

Congratulations to Professor Ivy Ken and GW Sociology Alumn Allison Helmuth!

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2022 Commencement Speeches from Sociology Students

Hear from GW Department of Sociology graduates Emma Elliott, Maria D'Agostino Reviati, Samuel Steen and Sydney Zhu....

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