Post Tagged with: "sociology alumni"

Job Helping First Generation College Students: ‘Rewarding’

Derek Lambert

Ohio University alum Derek Lambert ’14 graduated with a B.A. in Sociology and is now an AmeriCorps Ohio College Guide with I Know I Can, which is one of the largest and most successful college access programs in the country. “Starting college can be a scary process, especially for first […]

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March 16, 2016 at 1:19 pmAlumni

Sociology-Criminology Alum Authors ‘The Angola Prison Seminary’

Michael Hallett

“For me, sociology offers a discourse about how we are all born into the middle of our lives—only coming to grips with the forces that shape them as we mature,” says Dr. Michael Hallett, who graduated from Ohio University with his B.A. in Sociology-Criminology with a minor in English in […]

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March 16, 2016 at 9:05 amAlumni

Sociology Alum Publishes Book: ‘The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics’

Sociology Alum Publishes Book: ‘The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics’

Victoria Pitts-Taylor‘s new book, The Brain’s Body: Neuroscience and Corporeal Politics, was published by Duke University Press in February 2016. Pitts-Taylor ’93 (HTC Sociology) is Professor and Chair of Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. She studies the body and embodiment from sociological and cultural perspectives. Her research […]

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March 15, 2016 at 5:05 pmAlumni

Sociology – Psychology Alumna Manages International Growth Research Team at Uber

Susan Portalupi

  “Our product and design teams love research, and we’re thoroughly embedded in the teams with whom we work. “We work collaboratively, and we take amazing and impactful trips around the world, where we get to experience our product – including its pain points – in our global markets.” Susan […]

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March 15, 2016 at 5:00 pmAlumni

Sociology Alumnus: It’s “incredible to watch happen”

Timothy Gongaware

“While working together in small groups for their senior capstone projects [the students] draw together the knowledge and skills from their individual majors to create projects that address the issues of race and ethnicity in our community, state, and nation which are interesting or important to them. “This has been […]

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March 15, 2016 at 4:53 pmAlumni

Sociology Alumna: “I am passionate about people…”

Rebekah Pearson-Nelson

“I am passionate about people and how to help others to be better today than they were yesterday, better tomorrow than they ever thought they could be.” Rebekah Pearson-Nelson graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, then a M.A. […]

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March 15, 2016 at 4:42 pmAlumni

Sociology-Criminology Alumnus: “I’m in a job that I love”

Sociology-Criminology Alumnus: “I’m in a job that I love”

  “I love that I’m using my degree. Upon graduating I was extremely passionate on finding a career that was consistent with my degree and my academic interests. “While I did have to do some relocating, it was completely worth it because I’m in a job that I love and […]

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March 15, 2016 at 4:08 pmAlumni