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Panic in the Time of Pandemic Dr. Christopher Bader sheds some needed insight on fear and panic in the midst of COVID-19.

March 20, 2020 by | News

In the past few weeks, students and workers were sent home, stock markets plummeted, and the President of the United States declared a national emergency over a continuing growing number of coronavirus-19, or COVID-19, cases in the world. Yet, one of the least talked about impacts of COVID-19 is the sociological effects—particularly the ways people

An American Horror Story Renowned FEAR Survey is now a book.

March 20, 2020 by | POSC

For the past six years, Wilkinson’s Babbie Center for Research has surveyed what keeps Americans awake at night. Now, their ongoing multi-year, empirical “Study of American Fears”  is becoming a book. Fear Itself: The Cause and Consequences of Fear in America examines the prevalent role that fear plays in the lives of daily Americans. The

Corinne Tam wins The Best Undergraduate Award at Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting

March 13, 2020 by Marrissa Childs | Soc

Corinne Wai Yin Tam (‘20, Sociology), President of Wilkinson College’s Sociology Club, was awarded the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Best Undergraduate Award for her paper, “Tiger Moms, Dragon Dads, and Baby Pandas: Cultural Expectations of Success Among Asian-American College Students.” She presented this paper at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, which

Out of the Lab and Into the (Nixon) Library

December 3, 2019 by Sarah Kashani | News

By Sarah Kashani (Political Science, Business, ’22) In a room filled with Autumnal treats and apple cider, Chapman students and faculty were introduced to archival research methods by Dr. Salim Yaqub, professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The workshop explored processes by which documents are preserved, declassified, accessed, and interpreted.  Drawing

Message from the Dean Fall 2019 Recap

December 2, 2019 by | News

It has been an exciting fall for Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. In a college with 9 departments, 272 faculty and staff, and 2,408 majors and minors, it is impossible to quickly summarize all our events, innovations, and achievements. Nonetheless, before we say good-bye to 2019, I wanted to quickly recap a

Graphic Design Student Gives Wilkinson a New Identity

November 25, 2019 by | News

What exactly does a graphic designer do? We are Wilkinson sat down with graphic design major, Santina Busalacchi ’21 who has been essential this semester in creating some of Wilkinson’s very special projects. You created the word cloud for Wilkinson, a new Wilkinson brand we all love (especially, Dean Jennifer D. Keene, pictured below). Tell

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