Social Sciences

The Academic Minute features Professor Graham Hodges

George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies Graham Hodges is featured on The Academic Minute. Hodges’s newest book, Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day, delves into the history of oppression in the north, the slave-owning past of New Jersey, and some of the state’s most famous black Americans.
portrait of Professor Bruce Rutherford

Prof. Rutherford explores the question, “Will Egypt have another uprising?”

On the Oxford University Press Blog, Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Rutherford writes: Was [Egypt's] January 2011 uprising an aberration, and has Egypt now returned to its historic norm of autocratic rule centered on the military? Or, was the uprising the first wave of a process of change that will resume and continue to shape Egypt and the region?
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In video: Professors Jenna Reinbold and Tim Byrnes examine American culture wars

Confronting difficult and contentious subjects in the classroom is an essential component of a liberal arts education. Professors Jenna Reinbold and Tim Byrnestalk about how they are approaching a course that examines the American church-state debate through the lens of abortion and same-sex marriage.