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  • The Democratization of Well-Being in Nasser's Egypt

    November 16, 2020

    The Democratization of Well-Being in Nasser’s Egypt
    This piece by Laura Bier, Associate Professor in the School of History and Sociology, examines the legacy of Nasser's policies on the nexus between state responsibilities, the rights of citizens, and access to consumer goods in Egypt.
  • Black Feminism and Stacey Abrams

    November 16, 2020

    Black Feminism and Stacey Abrams
    This article in the Washington Post, co-authored by HSOC Associate Professor Sherie Randolph, discussed the impact of Stacey Abrams in flipping Georgia blue.
  • Memory and Justice Forum

    November 9, 2020

    Memory Written In Stone
    The goal of this virtual faculty seminar is to develop a dialogue on historical memory and social justice.
  • Husbands Fealing and Pearson Serve on Panels at AAAS Forum

    October 20, 2020

    Kaye Husbands Fealing and Willie Pearson
    The event, which was held virtually, was dedicated to evaluating overall research activity and how it has adjusted to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the overall effect of race and racism on "the scientific enterprise."
  • Ivan Allen College Faculty, Students, Participate in ‘17 Zooms’

    October 7, 2020

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts faculty members and students participated in a campus-wide discussion on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Oct. 1. The Georgia Institute of Technology president’s office sponsored the invitation-only “17 Zooms” online event.

  • Jennifer Singh Receives DILAC Award

    May 12, 2020

    Jennifer Singh
    Jennifer Singh received a 2020 DILAC award for her project, "Visualizing Digital Autism Disparities in Metro Atlanta, Georgia."
  • Allen Hyde Publishes Article on Coronavirus Response

    April 28, 2020

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Source:
    Allen Hyde, and his coauthor Angran Li of Zhejiang University, China, recently published a short article in a COVID-19 special online issue of Contexts Magazine, the official public journal of sociology, called "A Slow Start on an Urgent Crisis."

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