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Cynthia Stark to Speak at Philosophy Colloquium

Dr. Cynthia Stark, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah, will present a talk in the Department of Philosophy titled: “Rescuing the Pareto Argument.” Date/Time: April 25, 3:00 PM Location: 34 Peachtree Street Building, 11th floor Conference Room … Continue reading

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New Publication: Neighborhood Ties, Control, and Crime

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Since E. A. Ross’s ([1901] 1929) seminal work at the beginning of the twentieth century, social control has emerged as a central concept in American sociology. Recent research indicates that neighborhoods with high levels of informal social control have lower … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Wright

GSU Professor Eric Wright

Meet Professor Eric Wright, who joined the GSU Sociology Department and the School of Public Health faculty this past academic year.  Dr. Wright is also a Second Century Initiative (2CI)Faculty in the Atlanta Census Research Data – Health Policy and … Continue reading

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Grady Medical Ethicist to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is pleased to present Jason Lesandrini, Medical Ethicist with Grady Health Systems, who will engage the public in a free forum titled: Lessons in Dying: A Conversation with Grady Hospital’s Medical Ethicist on Religion, Ethics, … Continue reading

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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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Mustafa Akyol to Deliver Lectures

Georgia State University is proud to welcome author and commentator Mustafa Akyol, who will deliver two talks on campus. Both talks are free and open to the public. The Future of Islamism: Lessons from Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey Mr. Akyol’s … Continue reading

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Christopher McMahon to Speak at Philosophy Colloquium

Dr. Christopher McMahon, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California Santa Barbara, will present a talk in the Department of Philosophy titled: “Reasonableness and Legitimacy.” Date/Time: April 12, 3:00 PM Location: 34 Peachtree Street Building, 11th floor Conference Room … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of Hank Aaron’s Record Breaking Home Run

Forty years ago, on April 8, 1974, Atlanta Brave Hank Aaron set the then all-time career record for home runs in Major League Baseball. The record was a significant personal accomplishment by one of baseball’s all-time great players and represented … Continue reading

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2014 American Lecture in the History of Religions

Dr. Catherine L. Albanese, J. F. Rowny Professor Emerita of the University of California, Santa Barbara will present a lecture at Georgia State University titled: From Methodism to Mind Cure: The Evangelical Origins of New Thought Day/Time: April 11, 3:30-5:00 … Continue reading

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