Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

Women's History Month Conference

Registration for the Women’s History Month Conference, “From Bossy 2 Boss,” is now open!  The conference will take place on Friday, March 3rd.  Topics of discussion will include activism, arts and culture, gender and religion, leadership, motherhood, and power, privilege, and politics.  The keynote speaker will be Amy Siskind, co-founder and president of The New … Read more Registration Now Open for the Women’s History Month Conference

CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

CURE Seminar Series

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its spring season on Friday, February 3rd, with a presentation by Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and CURE-affiliated scholar.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor.   Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people … Read more CURE Seminar Series Kicks Off Spring Season on 2/3

Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

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Join us on Monday, January 23rd, for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis, Assistant Professor of Sociology.  Dr. Mazelis will discuss her new book, Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor, published by NYU Press.  Dr. Lori Minnite, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, will serve as the moderator.    All are welcome … Read more Join us 1/23 for a Faculty Book Launch with Dr. Joan Maya Mazelis

Lecture Regarding Music in Fishing Culture Scheduled for 11/29

Eric Debrah Otchere of the University of Cape Coast in Ghana will be a guest lecturer on Tuesday, November 29th, to discuss, “Seashore Harmonies: The Message in the Songs of a Dying Fishing Culture.”  He will speak particularly about two surviving singing-fishing communities in Cape Coast and how the fishing songs reflect the belief system, … Read more Lecture Regarding Music in Fishing Culture Scheduled for 11/29

Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!

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Congratulations to our full-time faculty who are retiring from Rutgers-University–Camden after many years of dedicated service!  We wish you the best of luck as you start this new chapter in life.  Those retiring include:  Dr. Christine Dougherty, Professor of GermanDr. Drew Humphries, Professor of Criminal JusticeDr. Andrew Lees, Distinguished Professor of HistoryDr. Geoffrey Sill, Professor … Read more Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!

“Law and Mutual Assistance in Families” Lecture Scheduled for 4/19

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Join us on Tuesday, April 19th, for a lecture by Tatjana Thelen, a Visiting Scholar from the University of Vienna.  Dr. Thelen will discuss, “Law and Mutual Assistance in Families: A Comparison of Socialist Legacies in Hungary and Eastern Germany.”  This event will take place in the third floor lounge of the Sociology Building, located … Read more “Law and Mutual Assistance in Families” Lecture Scheduled for 4/19

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at meetings on Wednesday, April 6th and Wednesday, June 15th:Department of ChemistryDr. Hao Zhu – Associate ProfessorDepartment of Computer ScienceDr. Desmond Lun – Professor IDr. Suneeta Ramaswami – Professor IDepartment of EnglishProf. Patrick Rosal – Associate ProfessorDepartment of HistoryDr. … Read more Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Two Students Win Awards from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America

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Two Rutgers–Camden history students recently were awarded scholarship awards from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Jersey.  David Niescior, a History graduate student, received the District Graduate History Award, and Samantha Gaetjens Muller is this year’s recipient of the Undergraduate History Award. This marks the third year … Read more Two Students Win Awards from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America