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Dr. Anthony Ladd, Professor of Sociology, and Dr. Kathleen Fitzgerald, recent Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology, delivered the invited keynote addresses to the Sociology Research Symposium at Oklahoma State University, February 18 - 20, 2010.

Rose Kelley, a sociology senior and a Social Justice Scholar, presented her paper, "The Charter School Debate in Post-Katrina New Orleans," at the 28th SouthEastern Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (SEUSS), Feb. 19-20, at Emory University in Atlanta.

Dr. Parham was contacted by WWL news and asked to provide some background on the situation in Haiti. A news team interviewed her on campus and a part of that interview was used for the evening news on Friday January 15, 2010.

Jayna Jenson has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Anthony Ladd, Professor of Sociology, was a presenter and panelist on a session entitled: "New and Emerging Trends in Environmental Sociology" at the annual meetings of the Mid-South Sociological Association in Lafayette, LA, November 4th - 7th.

Anthony Ladd, Professor of Sociology and Kathleen Fitzgerald, Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology, organized and co-moderated a series of films on New Orleans entitled: "Deconstructing New Orleans Through Film: Race, Class, and Culture in the Cresent City" at the annual meetings of the Association for Humanist Sociology, New Orleans, LA, November 12th - 15th.

Dr. Angel Parham has had an article entitled "Internet, Place, and Public Sphere in Diaspora Communities" published in the journal Diaspora, 14[2/3]: 349-380.

Dr. Anthony E. Ladd, professor of sociology, was awarded the Excellence in Research Award for the College of Social Sciences for 2009. Dr. Ladd recently published a review in a 2009 issue of the journal Environmental History.

Anthony E. Ladd, Ph.D. presented a paper, "Impacts of Katrina on New Orleans University Students and Faculty" at the annual meetings of the Society for Cross-Cultual Reseach, February 21-23, 2008, in New Orleans, La.

Vesna Milojevic, sociology major, has been chosen as a DAAD ambassador to Germany for 2009 - 2010

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