Department News and Announcements Archive


Melvin L. Kohn (1928-2021)

Melvin L. Kohn (1928-2021)
It is with great sadness that I share the news about the passing of Professor Melvin L. Kohn in his home on March 19, 2021. Mel is an Emeritus Professor […]


Sociology Student Focuses Research on Incarcerated Muslim Women

Sociology junior Taharat Sheikh was recently featured for her Woodrow Wilson Fellowship project in Arts & Sciences Magazine. Her project focuses on the role of the faith community in welcoming recently incarcerated Muslim […]


Alexandre White’s Research on Racism and Public Health

When COVID-19 made its appearance, Alexandre White, assistant professor in the department of sociology, quickly sought opportunities to help address questions shaping the responses of the present moment. “Racism has significant […]