Highlights of Media Attention of Members’ Work, Member Publications, and Podcasts
How bell hooks Raised A Generation Of Radical Feminists by Zakiya Luna: https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2022/02/10823875/bell-hooks-legacy-black-feminists
“Other Mother” of a Generation: On bell hooks and Living Black Feminism by Zakiya Luna: https://msmagazine.com/2021/12/23/other-mother-of-a-generation-on-bell-hooks-and-living-black-feminism/
Anna Branch wrote a short piece for nj.com about the persistence of race and racism in America from her perspective as a Black mother. https://www.nj.com/opinion/2021/09/a-black-mothers-burden-opinion.html
Rachel Rinaldo featured on a article, Why some Muslim women feel empowered wearing hijab, a headscarf, https://www.chron.com/news/article/Why-some-Muslim-women-feel-empowered-wearing-16423641.php
Amy Blackstone featured on a article on CNN, Why more women are deciding not to have kids, https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/14/us/childfree-women-birth-rate-decline-trnd/index.html
Krystale Littlejohn featured on a podcast on 1A, https://the1a.org/segments/birth-control-the-pill/?fbclid=IwAR1dJe9CVYUd4muF365sGb_8i7P37_ez74CEMPcBwok823_RE8EQcndWA9o
Mindy Fried featured in Applied Worldwide: Mindy Fried, PhD: Sociology, Policy Analysis, and Social Justice Issues
Stacy Marlena Torres wrote a new op-ed in The Washington Post about family caregiving inequality, especially among women and racial and ethnic minorities, and current discussions around infrastructure funding in Washington. The essay draws on her recent experiences caring for her father as he died from metastatic lung cancer. Opinion: For years, I cared for ailing parents. Respite shouldn’t have come only with their deaths., July 9, 2021
Pedrom Nasiri has won the Canadian Sociological Associations’ 2021 Angus Reid Applied Sociologist Award., July 7, 2021
Chloe E. Bird, PhD Receives ASA’s Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology. July 8, 2021
Yvonne P. Sherwood, Indigenous Womxn and Environment Justice: She & the Basket Folded Us In,
Tsedale Melaku recently had a recorded interview where she discuss the challenges women continue to face in the workplace, especially during COVID and racial upheaval.
- Women in the Workplace and the Unfinished Fight for Equality June 17, 2021
Mary Bernstein was recently a guest on the Southern Queeries podcast, discussing same sex marriage.
Dr. Andrea (Drea) S. Boyles They Still Can’t Figure it Out: One Year After George Floyd’s Murder | Opinion, June 1, 2021
Leta Hong Fincher China’s government wants families to have more children. Chinese women don’t., June 7, 2021
Mangala Subramaniam, What Could University Statements Convey as a Response to Incidents of Racial/Ethnic Violence?, May 14, 2021
stef m. shuster, Doctors treating trans youth grapple with uncertainty, lack of training., May 11, 2021
Chole Bird, Mothers Need a Continuous System of Care Even After Babies are Born | Opinion, May 9, 2021
Feminist Activism in China by SWS Member, Leta Hong Fincher
Leta Hong Fincher, Feminists thwarting China’s population goals, POLITICO, April 29, 2021
Mairead Carr, Did March Make You Mad? Inequity in Sports Is Year-Round for Trans Girls, Ms. Magazine, April 22, 2021
Riza Cruz, Shelf Life: Tressie McMillan Cottom – The professor and award-winning author of ‘Thick takes our literary survey. ELLE. April 22, 2021
10/8/2016 – Researchers Find Racial Wage Gap Has Grown
9/9/2016 – Faculty of Color and the Changing University
9/9/2016 – Advising as Activism
8/24/2016 – UT Austin Professors Challenge Campus Carry Law
Dr. Andrea (Drea) S. Boyles
The work and insights of SWS Secretary, Dr. Andrea (Drea) S. Boyles, are being widely featured in a variety of media outlets. Dr. Boyles’ research areas/interests are the intersections of race, gender, and class; police-citizen relations; neighborhood disadvantage and disorder; community resilience and collective action; and qualitative methods/ethnography.
Dr. Boyles is also author of books You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America and Race, Place, and Suburban Policing: Too Close for Comfort with the University of California Press.
Andrea “Drea” S. Boyles, https://drandreasboyles.com/
- 6/1/21 – OpEd – They Still Can’t Figure it Out: One Year After George Floyd’s Murder | Opinion
- 6/16/20 – OpEd – Will Mayor Ella Jones be able to turn Ferguson Around?
- 6/15/20 – Blog – How Black women are key in setting this nation straight
- 6/12/20 – Blog – The Case for Police Abolition: How I knew it was coming and addressed it
- 6/7/20 – Interview – Demonstrations against racism: “We are trying to change 400 years of racial discrimination” (may use Google translate)
- 6/2/2020 – Quoted – Why People Loot