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

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 … Continue reading 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, … Continue reading Lecture Regarding Music in Fishing Culture Scheduled for 11/29

Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!

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 … Continue reading Good Luck to our Full-Time Faculty Retirees!

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

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

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

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. … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

4th Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies Scheduled for 3/8

The Department of Childhood Studies will host its fourth annual lecture on Tuesday, March 8th, from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Dr. Susan J. Terrio, Professor of Anthropology and French Studies at Georgetown University, will present, “Dispelling the Myths: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody.”  This lecture is free and open to the public. … Continue reading 4th Annual Lecture in Childhood Studies Scheduled for 3/8

Announcement of Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions, approved by the Board of Governors at the meeting on Thursday, June 18th:Dr. Benedetto Piccoli has been named a distinguished professor of mathematics.  He continues to hold the Joseph and Loretta Lopez Chair in Mathematics and serves as director of the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology.Dr. … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions

Women’s History Month Continues 3/24

March is Women’s History Month, and Rutgers University-Camden has a slew of activities scheduled to celebrate.  This year’s theme is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.”  The next event will take place on Tuesday, March 24th, with the lecture “Moving Away from Damage-Centered Research in Studies with Prostitute Women.”  Dr. Corey Shdaimah, Associate Professor for the School of … Continue reading Women’s History Month Continues 3/24