Archive: Sociology

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Karen Franklin (C’23) Graduates 45 Years After Leaving the Hilltop

Karen Franklin (C'23) returned to the Hilltop 45 years after she last left to finally…

May 20, 2023

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Georgetown College of Arts & Sciences Professor Appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development at HUD

After teaching about housing policy on the Hilltop for the last decade, Brian McCabe (SFS’02) is now leading housing policy development for the Biden Administration within the…

November 10, 2022

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Fighting for Food Justice: Sociology Professor Yuki Kato Researches Intersectional Effects of Gentrification in DC

Urban sociologist and assistant professor Yuki Kato, Ph.D., is working to bring awareness to issues related to urban agriculture in Washington, DC. An advocate for environmental…

March 3, 2022

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Yu Huang, Martínez Sánchez Selected for 2021 Chester Gillis Award

Each year, the College Academic Council (CAC) recognizes two students who embody the values of a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition through the Chester Gillis Award.…

March 12, 2021

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Georgetown College Hosts Racial Justice Speaker Series to Promote Equity and Inclusion

Next week, Georgetown College will host its first event in the series “Such a Time As This”: Racial Justice and the University in order to explore how research by Georgetown…

September 24, 2020

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Two Sociology Professors Teach Course that Examines Impacts of COVID-19 on Society

Due to the vast and pervasive effects of COVID-19, two sociologists are offering a new course about the social impacts of pandemics. This fall, Katharine Donato, interim chair of…

September 1, 2020

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Young Alumnus Continues Fight for LGBTQ, Civil Rights During Pandemic

LGBTQ youth advocate Trevor O’Connor (C’20) believes fighting for civil rights in the time of COVID-19 is more important than ever, no matter how it is done. “A great…

June 26, 2020

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Senior Dedicated to Serving Campus and Local Community Receives Recognition

Emma Berk (C’20) has focused on being a person for others since her first year at Georgetown. Her work with four different service projects led her to receive the university…

February 27, 2020

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Shares Work Featuring Immigrants from Border and Australian Wildfires

On Monday, photographer John Moore, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the World Press Photo of the Year, visited campus to show images from his recent work on immigration at the U…

February 27, 2020

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Sociology Major Wins Beinecke Scholarship

Sociology major Orunima Chakraborti (C’20) has won a 2019 Beinecke Scholarship, a prestigious award given annually by The Sperry Fund to students who plan on enrolling in an…

May 8, 2019