Sociology assistant professor Tyler Wall commented in a story in a WXFT news article about recent 911 phone calls that result in lethal consequences for African-Americans.
Sociology faculty member Meghan Conley shared her thoughts about the struggles of a being a peacemaker in a recent News Sentinel column.
In Inside Higher Ed’s ‘Conditionally Accepted’ column, sociology professor Victor Ray explains why it is necessary to use our academic skills to analyze our own disciplines.
Victor Ray, assistant professor of sociology, penned an opinion piece for the Washington Post addressing National Geographic’s cover for its issue about race.
Jon Shefner spoke to WBIR about recent walkouts staged by high school students to draw attention to concerns over school safety and gun violence.
In a recent episode of Dialogue on WUOT, UT sociology professors Michelle Christian and Asafa Jalata joined the panel to discuss race and systemic racism in America.
UT sociology professor Victor Ray has been named the new editor of the Inside Higher Ed column “Conditionally Accepted.”
Michelle Brown, associate professor of sociology, explores the ethical issues involved with settling space on the Making New Worlds podcast.
Victor Ray, an assistant professor of sociology, penned an essay aimed at the political elite following an August white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned violent.
The Maryville Daily Times featured Bohon’s research, which has uncovered ways white supremacist groups have attempted to infiltrate mainstream environmental organizations in an effort to covertly push anti-immigrant agendas.
A team of UT undergraduates and one postdoctoral researcher penned a column for The Root exploring the causes of the Flint, Michigan water crisis and questioned which parties are to be held responsible. The water crisis poisoned Flint residents and a government investigation has brought forth charges as a result. The column’s writers include Louise Seamster,
UT’s Department of Sociology will host a conference April 27–29 addressing some of the most pressing current issues surrounding racial inequality in the United States. The three-day conference, New Directions in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, will bring nationally and internationally recognized scholars to the UT campus.