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Bartholomay’s Drag Queen Crush in Gender & Society Blog

Daniel Bartholomay, Doctoral Student and Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, has recently written for Gender & Society blog. Bartholomay’s insightful article is entitled “My Boyfriend’s Beef with My Drag Queen Crush.” Gender & Society blog (G&S) is a peer-reviewed… Read More

Dr. Aneesh interviewed on “the boom” podcast

UWM Sociology Professor A. Aneesh is interviewed on Jim O’Connell’s new audio podcast “the boom.” The boom’s second episode, called Phone Work, explores the world of call center work and the humans on the other end of the line who… Read More

Gordon Gauchat on the Politics of Science Funding

Read the OUPblog interview, entitled The Politics of Science Funding where the Department of Sociology’s Gordon Gauchat addresses the issue of science funding and shares his thoughts on the importance of public perceptions of science, climate science, and social science.

Stephanie Baran article published

PhD student Stephanie Baran’s article PETA, Patriarchy and the Body was published on ASA’s Body and Embodiment blog. Baran writes: “Social justice organizations, one would think, would be the last place one might find racism, sexism and ableism to mention a few, but we would be remiss if we did not give some critical attention to these organizations – most notably PETA.”

A. Aneesh Interviewed

Associate Professor A. Aneesh is interviewed by CaMP Anthropology’s Ilana Gershon about his new book Neutral Accent.

NPR’s The Salt interviews Jennifer Jordan

NPR article “Why Are We Drawn To Heirloom Fruits And Veggies? They’re ‘Edible Memory’” features Professor Jennifer Jordan’s most recent research. Read the article on NPR’s The Salt.

Sociology Colloquium, October 1, 2015

October 1, 2015
Please Join us for our October 1st Colloquium for a talk by Professor Noelle Chesley entitled, Can Gender-Atypical Work/Family Arrangements “Unstall” the Revolution?

Importance of Stories in Relation to Food

UWM Department of Sociology professor Jennifer Jordan contributes to the Journal Sentinel’s article, “Fresh: A bushelful of information on heirloom tomatoes.”
Read the article here.

Campos-Castillo quoted in Washington Post

Assistant Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo is quoted in a health and science article, “So, be honest. Have you lied to your doctor?” Campos-Castillo was asked to comment on the curious discovery that 13% of patients admit to withholding personal information from doctors who use a computerized-record system/electronic health records. Washington Post article

Chesley’s Research on Stay-at-Home Fathers

In a recent article on the Huffington Post, Emily Peck writes about Associate Professor Noel Chesley’s research on stay-at-home fathers. The article is entitled “Only 6 American men were identified as stay-at-home dads in the 1970s. Today, It’s a different story”