A new interdisciplinary study by University of Maryland researchers illustrates how countries with the greatest amounts of global wealth and highest consumption rates, led by the United States, are responsible for the greatest shares of global pollution.
On April 29, 2014, The Critical Race Initiative (CRI), under the auspices of the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland, will hold a symposium honoring the legacy of the late Congressman Parren Mitchell. Mitchell was a recipient of the Purple Heart for his service in WWII, the first African-American elected to Congress from Maryland in 1970 (serving in Congress for eight terms) and a founder of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The Graduate School has awarded Kris Marsh a semester Research and Scholarship Award (RASA) for the 2014-2015 academic year. The RASA award will allow Kris to carry out her research project analyzing, with quantitative and original qualitative data, how and in what ways middle class “single and living alone” (SALA) households are changing the face of black America.
The alumni newsletter "The Shell" recently interviewed Sociology doctoral student Dave Strohecker. The article discusses his research on tattooing, as well as the changing cultural understanding of these practices. Click here to read the article.