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Spring 2022 Course Highlight: L98 3520 Racial Unrest and Commission Politics: Ferguson and Beyond

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WashU Expert: It’s time to move conversation beyond abortion

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Society of Family Planning Grant Recipient Zakiya Luna featured in The Source

Video of Americanist Dinner Forum: Race and K12 Education Part 2

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WashU Expert: Following COVID-19, US society at an inflection point

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Weidenbaum Center Grant Recipient Adia Wingfield interviewed for The Source

Video of Americanist Dinner Forum: Confronting Slavery & Higher Education

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WashU Sociology Professors in the Media!

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Two WashU Sociology Professors, Dr. Hedwig Lee and Dr. Caitlyn Collins, were featured in recent media releases!

Apply to the 2022 National Collegiate Research Conference hosted by the Harvard Undergraduate Research Association

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Attend the National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University on January 21-23, 2022.

Undergraduate Researchers in the Sociology Department

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Two Undergraduates studying Sociology made their mark on this week's Undergraduate Research Symposium, juniors Marc Ridgell and David Bradford. 

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