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Wright Editing Earns a Win

Wright - editor bookSociology Pegasus Professor, James Wright, Ph.D., contributed his editing skills to Elsevier’s “International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences”, helping them win the Award for Excellence in Reference Works at the 2016 PROSE Awards. Dr. Wright was the editor-in-chief of the “International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences”, 2nd edition. Elsevier is an academic publishing company […]

New COS Associate Dean

florian Jentsch - pic 2The College of Sciences is pleased to announce that Florian Jentsch, Ph.D., has accepted the offer to become Associate Dean, the position that he has been holding on an interim basis. He will be responsible for overseeing research, facilities, and faculty development. Dr. Jentsch is a Professor of Psychology with a joint appointment in the Department […]

Painting a New Path

Amanda Anthony - Florida HighwaymenIn the 1950s, a group of African-American artists broke the conventional mold by selling paintings during a time marked with extreme discrimination and financial hardships. Amanda Anthony, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology, had the opportunity to study, research, and learn about these self-taught entrepreneurs. Dubbed The Florida Highwaymen, these artists navigated the Jim Crow south, often finding alternatives to […]