October 04, 2015

School of Social Transformation


News coverage | Social Science:  Understanding the armed conflict in South Sudan

ASU professor Abdullahi Gallab says post-colonial Sudanese history reveals seeds for current violence in South Sudan.


Chalk timeline raises awareness of domestic violence

ASU students create a chalk timeline of domestic violence activism and policy.


ASU undergrads study domestic violence as paid researchers, honors scholars

Women and Gender Studies undergraduates are contributing as researchers on an NSF-funded study of survivors' use of civil protection orders and their perceptions of legal resources.


Phone apps, sidewalk guerrilla marketing help teach about gender and violence

ASU professor Alesha Durfee challenges students to use creative ways to break the silence around intimate partner violence.


ASU student excels in legal analysis, solutions

Doctoral student Jeremiah Chin is untangling indigenous citizenship and sovereignty issues in award-winning research.


Dean's medalists honored in liberal arts and sciences

The 17 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students selected as Dean’s medalists will walk across the commencement stage Dec. 19 with diplomas in their hands and opportunities ahead.


Professor receives high honor for contributions to geography

The Association of American Geographers has selected Wei Li for one of its highest awards – the 2014 Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.


Meditation course crosses various disciplines, boundaries

The New York Times recently reported on the emerging trend of companies dedicating resources to train their employees in the art of mindfulness and relaxation.


Neighborhood organizing is focus of 'Seeking Justice in Ariz.' lecture

Attorney, community activist and Phoenix School of Law professor Lawrence Robinson closes out the 2013 Seeking Justice in Arizona fall lecture series at ASU, Nov. 7.


New book questions conventional wisdom on religion, secularism, gender

If you support women's rights, does that mean you are secular? A new book edited by ASU professors Linell Cady and Tracy Fessenden questions that assumption.

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