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

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

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

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

Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium to Take Place on 12/2

Join us on Wednesday, December 2nd, for the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium, which will feature new faculty from schools across the campus, including Dr. Melanie Bowers, Assistant Professor of Political Science; Dr. Cindy Dell Clark, Associate Professor of Anthropology; and Dr. Angélica González, Assistant Professor of Biology.   These professors will present their research … Continue reading Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium to Take Place on 12/2