Category Archives: Ejournals

Symposium: “Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality, and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta”

Artwork by Corey Barksdale, Official Event Artist

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00pm-7:00pm at the Georgia State University Law School FULL AGENDA HERE ~ REGISTER HERE This symposium offers four separate panel discussions addressing the status of racial equity in Atlanta, presented by GSU scholars (including the library’s Joe Hurley, … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Prince

More sad news out of the music world today: Prince has died at age 57. Prince was a prolific musician, releasing more than 30 albums over the course of his career. He had been touring the U.S.; he played two shows … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn Documentary Screening this Wednesday

The Georgia State Greatest MINDS Society and other GSU groups are screening the documentary film, Let the Fire Burn, in the Student Center Speaker’s Auditorium this Wednesday, June 10, starting at 5:00pm and followed by a discussion led by GSU … Continue reading

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GSU Sociology Prof’s Book earns “Outstanding Academic Title”

KatiesBookChoice

Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta!  Her book, Amigas y Amantes: Sexually Nonconforming Latinas Negotiate Family, which “explores the experiences of lesbian, bisexual and queer Latinas and how these women negotiate family,” won a place on Choice Magazine’s “Outstanding … Continue reading

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Research on Resilience and Disability

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Checkout this recent research publication by GSU Sociology Department and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute Professor Ben Kail and colleagues: Manning, Lydia K., Dawn C. Carr, and Ben Lennox Kail. 2014. “Do Higher Levels of Resilience Buffer the Deleterious … Continue reading

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The Teaching Associate: A Model for Graduate Instructor Support

Clockwise from top left: Mindy Stombler, Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction, GSU Sociology Department; Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto, all graduated doctoral students from the GSU Sociology Department

Check out this recent publication by the GSU Sociology Department Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction Mindy Stombler, and graduated doctoral students Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto: Jungels, A. M., Brown, M. A., Stombler, M., & Yasumoto, S. (2014). … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Morgan

GSU Gerontology Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan

Meet Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Morgan’s “research focuses on jobs and careers, attempting to understand how policy, population, workplace and individual level factors shape how work … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Mingo

GSU Gerontology Professor Chivon Mingo

Meet Professor Chivon Mingo, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Mingo’s current research “has concentrated on identifying reasons for arthritis health disparities and ways to address those health disparities through community-based healthcare interventions” … Continue reading

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“If there’s any conflict over the inheritance, I’ll come back and haunt you.”*

GSU Gerontology Prof. Candace Kemp

Anyone who has experienced (or anticipates) the family feuding that often ensues over inheritance will find Georgia State University Gerontology Institute Professor Candace Kemp’s recent publication of interest: de Witt, L., Campbell, L., Ploeg, J., Kemp, C., & Rosenthal, C. (2013). … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Wright

GSU Professor Eric Wright

Meet Professor Eric Wright, who joined the GSU Sociology Department and the School of Public Health faculty this past academic year.  Dr. Wright is also a Second Century Initiative (2CI)Faculty in the Atlanta Census Research Data – Health Policy and … Continue reading

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