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Achievements

Emmanuel David, '03, recently received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Colorado. and has accepted a teaching position at Villanova University.

Dr. Angel Parham presented her paper, "Caribbean and Creole in New Orleans," on Saturday Feb. 27 at the Francophone Caribbean and North American International Conference at Florida State University.

Kylie Faure, a Social Justice Scholar, recently co-presented a paper about her service learning project at the Freret Neighborhood Center at the Gulf-South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education.

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.

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