Sociology Archive

Liz Raleigh, Carleton College – Transracial Adoption

On Carleton College Week: Demand for adoptable children is on the rise. Elizabeth Raleigh, assistant professor

Dominik Guss, University of North Florida – Patience Across Cultures

The meaning of patience is not consistent across cultures. C. Dominik Guss, professor of psychology at

Natalie Sarrazin, SUNY Brockport – Do Indians Care About Western Music?

Western music has an interesting position in Indian society. Natalie Sarrazin, associate professor of ethnomusicology and

Beverly Thompson, Siena College – Women Covered in Ink

Women now get the more tattoos than men in the U.S. Beverly Thompson, associate professor of

Brett Hendrickson, Lafayette College – Latinos and the U.S. Catholic Church

The Catholic Church will soon have a Latino majority congregation. Brett Hendrickson, associate professor of religious

Erin Davis, Cornell College – LGBTQ Homeless

The homeless face additional challenges when they are LGBTQ. Erin Davis, professor of sociology at Cornell

Daina Harvey, College of the Holy Cross – Beer and the Environment

The environment plays a huge part in wine-making – what about beer? Daina Harvey, assistant professor

R. Khari Brown, Wayne State University – Race, Religion and Politics

Politically charged sermons can have varying effects on congregations. R. Khari Brown, associate professor in the

Stefan Al, University of Pennsylvania – The Future of the Mall

Is the era of the shopping mall comes to a close? Stefan Al, associate professor of

Teresa Gonzales, Knox College – Play and Public Space

Are you getting enough play time? Teresa Gonzales, assistant professor of sociology at Knox College, explores