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Growing demand drives growth in online courses. Here are the people and tools helping faculty cross the digital divide.
This student’s summer research on microaggressions against queer black males was no small task.
Sociology In The News
Not in our city. No way, no how.
How to achieve work-life balance
It is the first strike against sexual harassment in over a hundred years. On September 18 in ten US cities - Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Orlando, San Francisco and Durham - McDonald's employees took to the streets, asking the main chain US and global catering industry to do more to combat the problem of harassment in the workplace.
Americans are known around the world for eating too much, but when it comes to time, we are starving ourselves. It’s called “time famine” — an uncomfortable feeling that we have too much to do in too little time. Social scientists have been studying it for more than 20 years.
With the proliferation of social media sites, the desire to stay connected online has become permanent. But this digital addiction is now beginning to take its toll on people’s happiness. As technology becomes omnipresent, the dangers of digital dependency are real and unsettling.
Professor of Sociology
An expert in both urban sustainability and political extremism, including white supremacy
An expert in gender, sexuality, sexual politics, prostitution, sex work and sex trafficking.
Assistant Professor, Sociology
An expert on the intersection of medicine and sex, gender, and sexuality