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Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Our Research

From studying some of the earliest civilizations to exploring the social movements of today, our research seeks practical solutions to current issues affecting our world. 

2021 Research Publications

Buchanan, M. & and Baltus, M.R. (2021). Communities of Conflict. In Reconsidering Mississippian Communities and Households, edited by Elizabeth Watts Malouchos and Alleen Betzenhauser, pp. 120-133. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

Campbell, A. D., & Szaflarski, M. (2021). Health programming priorities in faith communities in Jefferson County, Alabama. Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 1-24. 

Clay-Warner, J., Edgemon, T. G., Okech,D. & Anarfi, J. (2021). Violence predicts physical health consequences of human trafficking: Findings from a longitudinal study of labor exploitation in Ghana.” Social Science & Medicine.

Peretz, T. & Vidmar, C. (2021). Men, masculinities, and gender-based violence: The broadening scope of recent research. Invited Article, Sociology Compass, 15(3), e12861. 

Peretz, T. (2021). Locally specific matrices of domination: Towards a global theory of Intersectionalities. Women's Studies International Forum. Volume 89, November–December 2021.

Ruiz-Junco, N. 2021. “Empathy, Intersubjectivity, and the Self.” In Handbook of Classical Sociological Theory, edited by Seth Abrutyn and Omar Lizardo. Springer.

vom Lehn, Dirk, Natalia Ruiz-Junco, and William Gibson (eds) 2021. The Routledge International Handbook of Interactionism. London and New York: Routledge.


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