“For too long we have ignored the problem of white supremacist extremism which has allowed this problem to grow and fester.” said Dr. Pete Simi, Associate Professor of Sociology. “Now, we are facing on and offline recruitment occurring across a wide range of social media platforms and youth subcultures with increased sophistication sometimes relying on
Marisa Quezada ’22 was scrolling through her Instagram feed when a post about racism in her community’s schools caught her eye. It was a survey asking community members to share their stories about racism on Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) campuses. Quezada, who grew up in the district, didn’t think twice before submitting her own
Dr. Earl Babbie, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, has always had the answer when research methods are in question but for the first time in his career he has undertaken a new challenge that has, in his words, “no real answer”. After years of writing college textbooks, with more than a million copies in print, his
I recently sat down to talk with Dr. Alana Routé (’07) about her career journey. During our conversation, I recognized the importance of sharing her story and words of encouragement with Wilkinson students. It is also important to emphasize, as a career advisor, all the different options you have available to you with a social
The first faculty lecture at the Town and Gown Lunch at the Forum for Fall 2019 featured Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa’s (Sociology) anthropological research at Disneyland. For over ten years she has taught an interterm class titled “Anthropology of Space and Place,” which uses anthropological theories and methods to critically examine the culture of Disneyland. Dr.
Earlier this week students were honored at the 2019 Annual Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone! (Click here to see some pictures) History Departmental Honors Griffee Albaugh Jake Naturman John Giammona Wilber History Outstanding Student Award Griffee Albaugh Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award
The Department of Sociology hosts monthly colloquia featuring faculty members and guest scholars throughout the academic year. All students and faculty in the Department of Sociology (Sociology; Anthropology; Women’s Studies; Law, Justice and Social Control; Latinx Studies, etc.) are encouraged to come. Sociology Colloquium Series Below is a list of when these will be happening
Last week Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the 2018 Annual Henley Awards. Here is a list of all the award winners. Congratulations to them all. History Department Departmental Honors Natalie Figueroa, Paige Gulley, Lara Jacobson, Bridget McConaughy History Outstanding Student Award Paige Gulley Lee Estes Best Conference Paper Award Lara Jacobson
You’re invited to attend a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Roberta Lessor – Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Former Dean of Wilkinson College of Letters and Sciences; Professor, Crean College of Health and Behavioral; Health Sciences and Kinesiology, on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marvin W.
You’re invited to a lecture and meditation workshop with Professor Robert Magliola on Wednesday, September 30, 5-6 p.m. in The Fish Interfaith Center, hosted by Women’s Studies , Departments of Sociology and Religious Studies and the Fish Interfaith Center. Professor Magliola’s talk will focus on the Catholic Trope of Mary the Vanquisher Cast in