Author Archives: Mandy S-H

About Mandy S-H

Librarian for Sociology, Anthropology, & Gerontology

Recent Research by Sociology Professor Acosta

GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta

Meet Professor Katie Acosta, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty this past academic year. According to her website, Dr. Acosta’s “areas of interest and expertise include Latina/o sexuality, gender, immigration, family and race and ethnicity” and she “frequently teach[es] … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week!

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Help the Georgia State University Library celebrate National Library Week this April 13th-19th! Are you a Twitter-er?  Give the GSU University Library some props and use the hashtag #gsulibrary! Or, if your props need more than 140 characters, add them … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Carlson

GSU Sociology Professor Daniel Carlson

Meet Professor Daniel Carlson, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty in 2012. According to his department profile, one line of his research employs “identity discrepancy, normative life course, and social stress theory” to examine “how recent changes in family … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Kail

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Meet Professor Ben Kail, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty in 2012.  He is also an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute. According to his departmental profile, Dr. Kail’s research falls within two areas: one “focuses on the … Continue reading

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Congrats to Sociology Prof. Tomeka Davis on Research Grant!

GSU Sociology Professor Tomeka Davis

Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Dr. Tomeka Davis, who has just received a research grant from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grant Program, sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), for her research project titled “Explaining the Black Gender Gap … Continue reading

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ICPSR Registration open for Summer Programs on Data Analysis

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Are you into social science data?  If you are, ICPSR, the world’s largest social science data archive, annually hosts a summer program in quantitative methods of social science research.  As a member institution, GSU students, faculty and staff receive a … Continue reading

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“Who Stole the American Dream?” – Lecture this Wednesday

Hedrick Smith

This Wednesday, March 12, at 6:30pm in Centennial Hall Auditorium (100 Auburn Ave. Building), two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Hedrick Smith will give a talk entitled “Who Stole the American Dream?”  His lecture draws from his recent book … Continue reading

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Gerontology Lecture: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults”

Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada

Join the Georgia State University’s Gerontology Institute for this year’s Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults.” Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada … Continue reading

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Academic Freedom in Higher Education

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Inside Higher Ed reports on a tenured University of Colorado professor receiving an ultimatum regarding her approach to teaching about prostitution in her Sociology of Deviant Behavior course: “the choice of accepting a buyout now, or staying but not teaching … Continue reading

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Did you know December 15th (this Sunday) is Bill of Rights Day?

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Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary … Continue reading

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