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Meet our new faculty: Social sciences

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This academic year, the departments of Economics, Education, Political Science, and Sociology all added new faculty members to their ranks. Welcome to these new members of our community!

Arts & Sciences welcomes new faculty in fall 2021

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This semester, Arts & Sciences has added 35 exceptional new faculty members to our ranks. This new cohort will infuse additional expertise and enthusiasm across our classrooms, labs, and studios.

Balancing Careers and Caregiving

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins is guest on Lead with Indeed Podcast

Burned from the Land: How 60 Years of Racial Violence Shaped America

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Professor of African and African-American Studies and Sociology faculty affiliate Geoff Ward reflects on the nation's long history of racial violence

Biden May Be the Most Pro-union President since Truman. But Can He Stop Labor’s Decline?

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Professor of Sociology Jake Rosenfeld comments on the prospective landscape of Biden's union support

For Many Black Employees, Working from Home Can Provide Relief from Inequitable Workplaces

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“You can work from home, and you can be away from a lot of the interpersonal challenges that can make it harder for Black workers,” Sociology professor Adia Harvey Wingfield said. “But I worry that working from home will also take Black workers out of the networks and connections that they need to advance in the modern workplace.”

Alum Rachel Hellman publishes “A City Upon a Hill" in Belt Magazine

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Wingfield named vice dean of faculty development and diversity

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In her new role, Wingfield will help to advance diversity and inclusion efforts for Arts & Sciences faculty.

Majority-Minority Myths

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Weidenbaum Center Faculty Research Fellow Jake Rosenfeld authors article in Dissent Magazine

Working Moms Are Struggling: Here’s How To Actually Celebrate Mothers

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caitlyn Collins has study referenced in Forbes

Arts & Sciences students named inaugural Chancellor's Career Fellows

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The Chancellor’s Career Fellowship offers a comprehensive, fully-funded career education experience for selected students across the university. Among the 61 students selected for the inaugural class of fellows, 41 are members of the College of Arts & Sciences.

The one word women need to be saying more often

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Caity Collins quoted in USA TODAY