sociology

Bullock published in special issue of peer-reviewed journal

Brad Bullock

The article considers the dynamics between religion and South Asian politics and follows work presented in Paris in 2018.... READ MORE >>

Summer Research Project exploring discussions of family violence in Latinx community

Summer Research 2020 - Danielle Currier

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program, which is being held virtually this year due to COVID-19. Qualitative research often grows out of the life experiences of both participants and researchers. “We want to talk about our own experiences,” said Randolph... READ MORE >>

Randolph Announces 2019-2020 Academic and Leadership Awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: Aisha Downs Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Lewis Ward Awarded annually with preference given to a graduating senior studio art major. The criteria for the selection shall include inherent artistic talent and academic performance, along with the intention to pursue a... READ MORE >>

Three Randolph faculty to present at Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference

(From left) Julio Rodriguez, Karin Warren, and John Abell

Three members of the Randolph College Faculty will participate in the 6th Annual Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference this weekend at the University of Lynchburg. The theme of the event is “Uprising: Organizing Social Justice in America.” On Saturday morning, John Abell, the Carl Stern Chair of Economics, will present “Redlining in Lynchburg,” and... READ MORE >>

City Year program preps Yolanda Cobblah ’17 for career in public service

Yolanda Cobblah

The experiences Yolanda Cobblah ’17 gained as part of the City Year program have been both life-changing and eye-opening.  So far, Cobblah has served for two years for City Year, an education-based nonprofit organization focused on bridging the graduation and attendance gap in the United States.  She started as a first-year AmeriCorps member, then was... READ MORE >>

New Borker Film Series pays homage to female leaders and activists

Graphic for Borker Film Series

Throughout the 2019-20 academic year, Randolph College will show a special series of films that highlight female activists whose unique identities have empowered them to take bold action to change the world. All films will be shown in Nichols Theatre, located inside the Student Center in Main Hall, at 7 p.m. (with the exception of... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2019 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College held its annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony to honor students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. The following students received awards: Academic Awards Art and Art History Outstanding First Year: A’Nyeja Adams Rachel Trexler Ellis ‘44 Art Prize for Excellence in Art: Cai Czuhai... READ MORE >>

Honor roll: Students inducted into national, international honor societies

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On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2019 inductees were: Psi Chi (Psychology) Rabiea Ashraf Waijha Ashraf Maida Choudery Alex Conway Tori Green Kyosuke Takano Agnes Reyes Merced   Phi Alpha Theta (History) Rebecca E. Lesnak Alexandra Murgas   Omicron Delta... READ MORE >>

Randolph sociology professor pens article in quarterly journal, Critical Muslim

Brad Bullock

A critical essay by sociology professor Brad Bullock was published in the October 2018 edition of the quarterly journal, Critical Muslim. The article, entitled “Big, Bad Trump,” was published in the Narratives section of the publication. Read more at https://www.criticalmuslim.io/big-bad-trump/. A subscription to the magazine is required to read the entire article.... READ MORE >>

Women of Hogwarts: Danielle Currier to discuss feminism in Harry Potter universe at Roanoke magic festival

Danielle Currier

This weekend, sociology professor Danielle Currier will give the talk, “Fantastical, Feisty, Fearless, Flying, and Feminist: the Girls and Women of Hogwarts,” at the Generic Magic Festival in Roanoke, Virginia. Currier’s presentation is scheduled as part of the main festival on Saturday, October 6, at 3 p.m. at Greene Memorial United Methodist Church. The Generic... READ MORE >>