Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award

NCSA Scholarly Achievement Award

2018 Fall/Winter Newsletter

Check out the 2018 Fall/Winter Newsletter, The North Central Sociologist (/pdfs/newsletters/NCSA Fall 2018 Newsletter_FINAL.pdf)! ..

Colin Kaepernick, Black Resistance and Institutionalized Racism in the NFL

Colin Kaepernick, Black Resistance & Institutionalized Racism in the NFL By: Shaonta’ Allen In August 2016 Colin K ..

Spring 2018 North Central Sociologist

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The Cost of Poverty

“Rather than slashing anti-poverty programs, the fiscally prudent question to ask is: How much does this high rate of poverty cost our natio ..

Victor Rios

Professor Victor Rios delivers 2018 NCSA Useem Plenary address, urges a reconsideration of the way institutions (and academics in particular) deal ..

On losing the propaganda war...

On losing the propaganda war... “The forces that espouse racial extremism, anti-democratic messages, and lies about so-called crisis act ..

To Laptop or Not to Laptop

I know the issue of laptops in university classrooms is highly contentious, but this is worth the read...…/D ..

History in the Making...

“With a crown of stars in her hair and a toga-like dress, she's as patriotic as ever. She's also, for the first time on an officially minted ..


A poignant examination of education and the role of HBCUs. ( ..


“Perhaps the progress the civil rights movement had fought for had missed parts of the country.” ..


The 2018 NCSA Scholarly Achievement Award for a Book has been awarded to Christopher Dum for his 2016 book, Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel (Columbia University Press).

The 2018 NCSA Scholarly Achievement Award for an Article has been awarded to Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck for their 2017 article, 'Fractured Reflections of High-Status Black Male Presentations of Self: Nonrecognition of Identity as a 'Tacit' Form of Institutional Racism.' Sociological Focus 50 (1): 36-51.

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