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Rebekah Adams ’15 Returns to Africa on Boren Scholarship

Posted May 28, 2015
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As a 16-year-old living with her family in Kampala, Uganda, Rebekah Adams’15  saw firsthand how ethnic affiliations can be manipulated to maintain and stoke social divisions. The family lived near the Kasubi Tombs, the burial ground of the four kings of Buganda and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was engulfed in flames one night […]

Anthropologist, Sociologist, and Physician Didier Fassin Discusses “The Moral World of the Police” at Bryn Mawr College on April 22

Posted April 10, 2014
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At Bryn Mawr, we often talk about how a liberal arts education prepares students to tackle the complex, interdisciplinary questions of the world. Anthropologist, sociologist, and physician Didier Fassin, who will give a lecture titled “The Moral World of the Police” at Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, April 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Dalton 300, provides […]

Sociology Instructor Bridget Rose Nolan Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted August 20, 2013

Bridget Rose Nolan, who will be teaching the course “Social Inequality” this fall was featured in an Aug. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article. The article, titled “Covering the Undercovers,” looks at Nolan’s research into the culture of the CIA’s anti-terrorism center, where she served as a counter-terrorism analyst while pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of […]