February 20, 2020, 6:49 pm
Dr. Barbara Prince, assistant professor of sociology, led a pair of workshop sessions, “Using Twitter to Increase Student Engagement,” and “Taking Inventory: Using Clifton StrengthsFinder and Rubin’s Four Tendencies in the Classroom,” at the Eastern Sociology Society Annual Meeting in Philadelphia at the end of February. Prince, president-elect of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society, also participated in a panel, “Turning Scholarly Teaching into Professional Activity: Publishing in Teaching Sociology and TRAILS,” and co-facilitated a workshop, “Approaching the Academic and Non-Academic Job Markets.” Finally, she judged some of the undergraduate student poster competitions.
October 29, 2019, 6:15 pm
Dr. Barbara Prince, assistant professor of sociology, was recently elected president of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society (PSS). She will serve as president-elect in 2019–20 then president in 2020–21. PSS provides a forum for communication for sociologists working in diverse settings with a goal of increasing understanding of the interplay of sociological knowledge and social research.