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Sociology professor presents research at American Sociological Association annual meeting

Sociology faculty member Angel Parham presented her research entitled, "Race, Memory, and Family History" at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association August 11-14.

The American Sociological Association (ASA), founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. With over 14,000 members, ASA encompasses sociologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, practitioners, and students. About 20 percent of the members work in government, business, or non-profit organizations.

Angel Adams Parham completed her doctoral work in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. Dr. Parham has research interests in political sociology, globalization, communications, and culture. In recent research, she has explored the role of the Internet in helping diasporic communities to sustain community dialogue and ethnic identity.

Dr. Parham teaches Introduction to Sociology, Social and Political Inequality, and Global Sociology.