Beverly Thompson featured on The Best of our Knowledge

BobBarrettAs always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our Knowledge.

Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.

For this week‘s edition (#1444), Bob has selected Beverly Thompson’s segment on women and tattoos. Dr. Thompson, associate professor of sociology at Siena College, explores how discrimination still follows women in this artistic endeavor.


Dr. Thompson earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research in New York City. Her main research focus is in the area of visual sociology. She utilizes documentary filmmaking as a method for her sociological research.

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