Raising Awareness About Health Literacy
Health literacy--the ability to read, understand, and act on health-related information--poses an enormous challenge to improving health and to lowering healthcare costs in the United States. October is Health Literacy Awareness Month. ... Read More
Media covers Professor Elliott's research
On-line news sources Jezebel and LiveScience covered Professor Sinikka Elliott’s co-authored article on “hooking up,” which is the lead article in this month’s Gender & Society.
The New Dating Game: When Dates Follow Hookups
New research by sociologist Sinikka Elliott sheds some light on just how complicated sex and dating are.Casual sex clearly carries its own risks, but the academic literature on "hooking up" may be presenting an unduly rosy picture of dating. New research doesn't advocate no- ... Read More
Rachel Powell publishes in Sociological Inquiry
Sociology graduate student Rachel Powell’s article, “Frames and Narratives as Tools for Recruiting and Sustaining Group Members: The Soulforce Equality Ride as a Social Movement Organization,” will be published in the next edition of Sociological Inquiry (Vol. 81, No. 4, November 2011, 454–476) and is now available online.