Category Archives: Ejournals

Islamic Scholar to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to welcome Dr. Jamillah Karim, who will present a talk titled: Between the Nation of Islam and Sunni Islam: Black Muslim Women Fight Racism and Engage the American Ummah Date/Time: Wednesday, April 16, … Continue reading

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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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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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GSU Library purchases new content in JSTOR

Georgia State University Library has purchased new archival journal content in JSTOR with funds from the library’s NEH endowment. Now the GSU community has access to an additional 558 full-text archival journals in JSTOR. The journals cover a wide variety … Continue reading

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Symposium on Immigration

Please join the Department of Economics, the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, and the Department of Philosophy on Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00pm in the Senate Salon of the Georgia State University Student Center for a free symposium titled: … 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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New Research on Young Adults and Smoking

Congratulations to Dr. Kymberle Sterling for her latest research article, Exposure to Celebrity-Endorsed Small Cigar Promotions and Susceptibility to Use among Young Adult Cigarette Smokers.*  Dr. Sterling serves as an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health’s Health Promotion … 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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