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Socio-Technology of Cyber Security: An Experiential Learning Course

In November 2021, CWRU, member of the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) initiative of New America, received $270,000 in grant awards. PIT-UN funding was awarded to Sociology Professor Brian Gran and An Wang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Data Sciences, to create a new, multidisciplinary course “Socio-Technology of Cyber Security: An Experiential Learning Course.” Click here to read more.

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Professor Brian Gran Published Two Op-Eds in The Hill

Sociology and Law Professor Brian Gran was recently featured in TheDaily for two op-eds recently published in The Hill. Professor Gran shares addresses the radicalization of Syrian refugees and the role of hospitals in improving community health in November’s “How the world can stop the radicalization of innocents in Syria” and December’s “Hospitals can truly benefit communities by going beyond the IRS standard,” respectively. Click here to read more.

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Karie Feldman Appointed Assistant Dean for CWRU Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Karie Feldman (PhD, 2010), full-time lecturer in Sociology, has accepted a position as Assistant Dean in CWRU’s Office of Undergraduate Studies. As a Sociology lecturer, she has been nominated for numerous awards in teaching and mentoring — all reflecting her dedication to students and the importance of sociology. Please join us in extending our thanks and congratulation to Dr. Feldman!

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Sociology Fall Colloquium: Professional Work in a “Post-Racial” Era

During the Sociology Department’s colloquium in October 2021, Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield delivered her lecture, Professional Work in a “Post-Racial” Era: Black Health Care Workers in the New Economy and met with students and faculty. Professor Wingfield’s research examines how racial and gender inequality persists in professional occupations. She is the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Vice Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Washington University in St. Louis.

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