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Fernanda Baron Wins Department's Fulton Prize for Best Thesis 2020

June 1, 2020
"THE ONLY BABA IN "MOMMY & ME": DETERMINING PARENTHOOD, RE/DOING PARENTHOOD, AND THE QUEER POTENTIAL OF NON-BINARY PARENTING," is the title of their thesis, advised by professor Jocelyn Viterna.

 

The Albert M. Fulton, A.B. 1897 prize was established in 1977. This prize is awarded annually to the senior who submits the best thesis “judged by its contents,” research methods, “and literary expression, in the field of . . . sociology.” 

Christina Ciocca Eller

Faculty Spotlight: Considering the Impacts of COVID-19 on Higher Education Inequality in the United States

June 1, 2020

Amid the unprecedented disruption of COVID-19, the 2019-2020 academic year has come to a close for most college and university students in the United States. Yet many are asking: now what? Higher education leaders are offering some answers, speaking to immediate concerns like whether teaching and learning will take place on colleges campuses come the fall, how financial arrangements will be handled, and what scaled-up virtual learning might look like.

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2020 Hoopes Prize Winners

2020 Hoopes Prize Winners

May 18, 2020
Conratulations to Nada Attia for her thesis, “Let’s Talk about Sexually Transmitted Infection: Exploring Arab Immigrant Mothers’ Conceptions Surrounding HPV, Cervical Cancer, and Its Methods of Prevention”—nominated by Professor S. V. Subramanian; Trevor  Ladner for his project entitled “Blackness on the Whiteboard: Teaching Race and Racism in Mississippi Social Studies Education”—nominated by Mr. Thomas Wooten; and Maribel Nava for her project entitled “State Carceral Institutions and Community Identity in Rural America:... Read more about 2020 Hoopes Prize Winners