Category Archives: Sociology

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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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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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … 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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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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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

South Downtown, Atlanta

It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … 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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