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May 26, 2020
How do cultural and family dynamics impact eldercare in Korean communities? Dr. Kyong Hee Chee, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, and her colleague, Dr. Hyun Ji Lee, answered this question in “Without Feeling Guilty”: Filial Piety and Eldercare Read More Dr. Kyong Hee Chee on Eldercare in Korean Communities: Asian and Pacific I...

April 10, 2020
On the edge of a large city, in a small, working-class suburban neighborhood, a mother of four struggles to support her children on her own. She receives no child support; the father of her children isn’t involved after their divorce. Read More Treatment for Childhood Trauma: Research in Sociology

April 1, 2020
History can teach us lessons, help us avoid past mistakes, and inform, in some cases, the progress achieved in contemporary times. Women’s History Month is an ideal time to reflect on the status of women and to highlight their contributions Read More Dr. Kitty Ledbetter on Victorian Women: Women’s History Month in the Liberal Arts

March 16, 2020
On March 8, women around the world celebrated International Women’s Day to recognize women’s contributions to global communities and economies. International Women’s Day challenges us to combat gender inequality and asks us “to champion women of all backgrounds who dare Read More Dr. Patti Giuffre on Women’s Relationships at Work: Women’s Histor...

February 26, 2020
Communities of color have had to defend their right to safe, clean water. For example, the black community was hit by the Flint Water Crisis. The community was put in danger, and it organized to take a stand. Dr. Aimee Read More Dr. Aimee Roundtree on Water Rights in Communities of Color: Black History Month in the Liberal Arts