Society & Environment blog

  • Congratulations to Dr. Elaine McDuff!

    December 6, 2011

    Dr. Elaine McDuff, Associate Professor of Sociology, has been awarded a sabbatical for the 2012-13 academic year in order to initiate a new research project exploring emerging patterns associated with the feminization of migration in southern Africa. The project is expected to provide some student research opportunities and to enrich many of the courses Dr. […]

  • Senior Rudy Cesaretti presented a poster at the AAA meetings in Montreal last week

    November 22, 2011

    ¬† Truman Sociology/Anthropology and History major, Rudy Cesaretti, presented a poster at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Montreal, Canada last week. The poster focuses on visual interpretation of yearbook photos from the decades surrounding school consolidation in Schuyler and Putnam counties. This research supplements significant qualitative field work (TruScholars project summer 2011) and […]

  • Social Justice Week brings Disability Awareness

    October 31, 2011

    Students for Social Change is concentrating our annual Social Justice week on disability awareness this¬†week (October 31-November 3rd). We will be holding various events to facilitate a greater understanding of disabilities in America as well as abroad. Our aim is to bring together individuals and issues to allow students and faculty to explore disability with […]