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Sociology News

Greg Squires

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 as well as an official Philadelphia city council report. 
Emily Zhang

Building Bonds through Books

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

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 "Closing Americas Home Ownership Gap." You can read the article now!
Headshots of cognitive neuroscience major Lily Reck (left) and chemistry major Nora Houseman (right)

Summer Program Opens Doors for STEM Students

Lily Reck, a sociology minor, participated in the Columbian College STEM Summer Laboratory Internship Program, a new opportunity for undergraduate STEM students to spend the summer conducting high-level experiments in faculty labs.
Professor Ivy Ken (left) and Allison Helmuth (right)

Ivy Ken & Allison Helmuth article receives ASA award

Congratulations to Professor Ivy Ken and GW Sociology Alumna Allison Helmuth! Their 2021 paper in Feminist Theory, "Not additive, not defined: mutual constitution in feminist intersectional studies," has been selected as the winner of the ASA's Race, Gender, Class (RGC) Section's Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award. You can read the phenomenal article here!
A Sociology student on a rooftop smiling with the Washington Monument in the background

2022 Commencement Speeches from Sociology Students

Hear from GW Department of Sociology graduates Emma Elliott, Maria D'Agostino Reviati, Samuel Steen and Sydney Zhu. Congratulations to all of our graduates and raise high!
Blue background with white text reading "Congratulations Class of 2022"

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.

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