Posts tagged ‘Sociology’

Dr. Whiteley Pens Piece on Relationship with Netflix Series “Pizza Bomber”

Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice and sociology, wrote an article regarding her relationship with Marjorie Diehl Armstrong that was picked up by several international outlets, including ABC in Australia and MSN in New Zealand. Whiteley, who is a criminologist and Pennsylvania Prison Society Official Visitor, visits women serving long or life sentences, wrote about Armstrong, who “identified herself as the ‘Pizza Bomber’ who’d been wrongly accused over a botched robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania in 2003 that ended in the death of a pizza delivery man who was wearing a bomb around his neck.”

Rachel Duong ’18 and Shaquel Marshall ’18 Win Prizes at UG Research Symposium

Rachel Duong ’18, English and Spanish, and Shaquel Marshall ’18, global studies and sociology, won prizes at “The Examined Life: An Undergraduate Conference in the Liberal Arts,” at St. Francis University. Duong won Best Paper in Media Theory for “Social Protests in the Age of the #Hashtag,” and Marshall won honorable mention in Media Theory for “From the Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter: Social Media and Social Movements.”

 

Dr. Julia Meszaros Presents at 51st International iDate Conference

Dr. Julia Meszaros, assistant professor of sociology, co-presented with Dr. Monica Liu of the University of South Florida at the 51 st International iDAte Dating Industry Conference in Florida last month. Dr. Meszaros discussed her research, which examines women from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Philippians.

Rebecca Light ’16 Named Social Worker at Lancaster Cancer Center

Rebecca Light ’16, a psychology and sociology double major, was named a social worker at Lancaster Cancer Center Ltd. According to the Central Penn Business Journal, “she will counsel patients with their cancer-related concerns and provide education and guidance on supportive services.”