Sociology & Anthropology News
by Zach Epstein | Posted on October 7, 2013
Series organizers hope it will provide "productive, focused, and grounded critical discussions that will draw the participation of faculty, staff, students, and alumni alike," says anthropologist Christy Schuetze.
Posted on September 20, 2013
Sociologist Michael Jeffries '02 discusses his new book, which examines how race relies on other social forces, like gender and class, for its meaning and impact.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on September 6, 2013
The National Science Foundation also found that more than 20 percent of Swarthmore graduates in go on to earn a doctorate degree.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on May 28, 2013
Alexander Anderson '13 (left) is one of eight members of the Class of 2013, in addition to a Class of 2012 alumna, who received the award this year.
Posted on May 16, 2013
The website, Joy & Revelry, will help interior decorators capitalize on their skills and social media influence.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on April 10, 2013
The students discussed their project with the Colbert Report host at this year's Clinton Global Initiative University.
by Allison Ranshous '13 | Posted on March 14, 2013
Alicea is one of nine students selected for the fellowship, which is designed to recruit and support individuals of color seeking to become public school teachers.
Posted on March 11, 2013
Moishe Postone lectures on the Holocaust and the current state of anti-semitism. He is introduced by Provost Tom Stephenson.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on March 11, 2013
Liliya Yatsunyk, of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, is one of four faculty members recently promoted to associate professor.
Posted on February 20, 2013
Faculty lectures, questions and discussions on climage change and divestment.
by Celina De Léon | Posted on February 1, 2013
"I not only got the opportunity to critically engage with other students," says Shelly Wen '15 of co-teaching an ethnic studies class, "but also to take a leadership role."
Posted on November 26, 2012
Christiana Figueres '79 is the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She is also the founder of the non-profit Center for Sustainable Development of the Americas and received the Hero for the Planet award from National Geographic in 2001.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on November 2, 2012
Panelists, including anthropologist Farha Ghannam, will discuss Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind in the second of four events this academic year that will culminate in a campus talk by the author in April 2013.
Carolyn Moxley Rouse '87: Why I Believe in Death Panels and Other Imperfect Roads to Health Care Justice
Posted on October 16, 2012
Medical anthropologist Carolyn Moxley Rouse '87 discusses the experience of an African American family she followed in the 1990s. Rouse explores the question: Given what we know about racial health disparities, did the actions of the hospital constitute health care justice?
Posted on September 28, 2012
"The easiest thing is to work on energy efficiency in buildings, in transportation, in lighting - that could already be a huge contribution," Figueres says. "And it's painless!"