Tag: sociology-anthropology department

Pérez considers pervasiveness of racist humor

Raul Perez, author and assistant professor of sociology, discussed his new book “The Souls of White Jokes,” during his lecture at noon Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room. 

Research shows impact of juvenile court system

Sharon Davis, professor of sociology, talks about the issues surrounding the juvenile court system and low income families on Tuesday at the weekly faculty lecture series held in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Xeriscape garden bench personifies late professor’s spirit

Members of the La Verne community gathered in the xeriscape garden between Hoover Building and Woody Hall to dedicate a plaque and bench in honor of Kim Martin, former professor of anthropology, who died in 2019.

ULV professor discovers non-invasive dating method

Felicia Beardsley, professor of anthropology, discussed whether there are alternate ways to properly date the prehistoric site of Nan Madol in Pohnpei, Micronesia, without destroying its natural foundation during a faculty lecture in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room on Tuesday.

Cemeteries of medieval Nubia were segregated by socioeconomic status

Kanya Godde Chrisco, associate professor of anthropology, shared her discovery that the people of the cemeteries in Medieval Nubia are being profiled incorrectly, Tuesday at the faculty lecture held via Zoom.

Young adults are marrying to afford health insurance

Margeret Gough, associate professor of sociology, explained the link between health insurance and cohabitation and marriage on to an audience of 19 people on Tuesday at her lecture titled “Longitudinal Models of Source of Health Insurance on Young Adults Cohabitation and Marriage” held via WebEx.

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