Department News and Announcements Archive


2020 PEWS Distinguished Article Award

2020 PEWS Distinguished Article Award
Congratulations to gradate student, Corey Payne. Sugar, Slavery, and Creative Destruction: World-Magnates and “Coreification” in the Longue-Durée


Vesla Weaver on No Jargon podcast

Vesla Weaver on No Jargon podcast
Professor Vesla Weaver dives into how this movement is different from protests of the past, what brought us to the current situation, how our nation’s police system has affected Black […]


Vesla Weaver co-authors article on Vox

Vesla Weaver co-authors article on Vox
Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Vesla Weaver, co-authored the piece “How a 50-year-old report predicted America’s current racial reckoning” on Vox.


Vesla Weaver cited in Vox article

Vesla Weaver cited in Vox article
Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Vesla Weaver cited in the Vox article “How Black People Really Feel About the Police, Explained”


Vesla Weaver featured on WYPR

Vesla Weaver featured on WYPR
Vesla Weaver has been listening in on long distance conversations between people in heavily policed neighborhoods in six cities on WYPR.


A History of Police Funding

A History of Police Funding
Vesla Weaver, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, in Financial Times.