The LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Georgia State University today announced a partnership aimed at connecting academic researchers with LGBT advocates to tell the stories of some of those most marginalized—LGBT Southerners—through data.
“The experiences of LGBT Southerners need to be told. Research is an important way to tell… more »
An upcoming symposium will explore the life and work W.E.B. Dubois and the current state of civil rights and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Georgia State University’s Collaboratory, an interdisciplinary research initiative that fosters partnerships between local as well as global community-based organizations and faculty, in collaboration with Georgia State’s Sociology and African American… more »
Georgia State University sociologists and their colleagues at the City University of New York (CUNY) have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study community land trusts (CLTs), one way American cities can address the shortages of safe, affordable housing and their effects on residents.
Name: Hersheda Patel Degree Program: M.A./Ph.D. in Sociology Research Focus: I am interested in how universities balance the needs for academic excellence, competitiveness, and diversity in enrollment — and how the nature of that balance affects students’ persistence and retention. I am currently investigating how specialization and mission differentiation allow universities to achieve upward… more »
Name: Makeda Roberts Degree Program: MA/PhD Program in Sociology Research Focus: My research looks at the intersection of sexual practices, sexual health, and socioeconomic status in black and white women and how they change overtime.
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Nusaiba Mubarak, a senior sociology major, has been selected as one of only 20 students for the inaugural class of John Lewis Fellows.
The John Lewis Fellowship honors U.S. Representative and civil rights icon John Lewis. The fellowship, a partnership between Humanity in Action and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, is for… more »