We are delighted to share the wonderful news that Max Greenberg has been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Congratulations to Max on this richly deserved acknowledgement of his terrific teaching, research, and service!
Assistant Professor Saida Grundy is interviewed in The Atlantic for The Experiment Podcast in a discussion about hate crimes in America. Please click here to listen.
Assistant Professor Saida Grundy writes about the Atlanta shootings in The Atlantic. Click here to read the article.
Professor Deborah Carr speaks to USA Today about grief and trauma among COVID ICU workers. Click here to view the article.
CAS News features Assistant Professor Heba Gowayed’s important work in establishing the Citizenship Hub at BU to help refugees pass the citizenship exam!
Professor and Department Chair Deborah Carr talks about demystifying and preparing for the inevitability of death. Check out the interview here.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Heba Gowayed explains why recent changes to the U.S. citizenship exam are discriminatory and exclusionary. Read her new essay in Slate. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/11/abolish-citizenship-exam-discriminatory.html?fbclid=IwAR3DRjOuw8e7Hkwf_QT2AkJJIq3PdbHygg6hWHCiG1vuX6UXKwlJsq0rMz0.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Jessica Simes talks to ‘In It Together’ about why communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2020/11/09/in-it-together-11-09-2020?fbclid=IwAR3DRjOuw8e7Hkwf_QT2AkJJIq3PdbHygg6hWHCiG1vuX6UXKwlJsq0rMz0.
Assistant Professor Saida Grundy writes about the politics and rhetoric behind “Defund the Police” and Black Lives Matter, in Divided We Fall. https://dividedwefall.com/2020/11/18/defund-the-police-a-conversation/?fbclid=IwAR017TvO6eJVbWk-R6P7_dNPLiaAspfiMRfV3CRBQRXUAUOkY8GrDVs0cT8.
Professor Deborah Carr talks to Business Insider about president-elect Joe Biden’s role in encouraging national conversations about grief and loss. https://www.businessinsider.com/president-elect-joe-bidens-grief-could-help-america-heal-2020-11?fbclid=IwAR2RGrLXmqmMJhzjE869NkYQQpWDPAW_QmQR2IsLz0Hvnw0biaglKe4879E.