Social Sciences Faculty Share Expertise with Community
Published: February 28, 2022.
Dr. Steve Nawara, chair and associate professor of political science, recently had a paper published in the Social Science Journal called “Exploring college students’ assessments of racially-coded language” along with coauthors Mandi Bates Bailey (Valdosta State University) and Kiana Johnson (Mercer University School of Law).
Dr. Emily Shayman, assistant professor of social work, was asked by the School Social Work Association of America to present a webinar about the relationship between Multiple Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) and social work theory. The webinar, titled “MTSS: The Macro, Mezzo, Micro Social Work Practitioner” brought in participants from all over the United States. She has been asked to follow up with a podcast about this content as well.
Dr. Morris Jenkins, associate professor of justice, law, and public safety studies, was offered another four-year appointment to the Peer Corps. The Peer Corps is a volunteer group that serves as peer reviewers during the Higher Learning Commission academic for academic accreditation.
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