Professors and Student Present at ESS
The Department of Sociology & Criminology was well-represented at the February annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS).
Dr. Hayden presented two papers. One was part of a regular session on “Soc ‘n Crim: The Experience of Sociology Departments with Criminology Programs.” The second was entitled “Television’s New Crime Territory: Justified Rural Crime and Popular Culture.”
Dr. Aiello and Criminology major Mary Paris co-presented a paper, entitled “‘Bracketing Children: The Identity Work of Incarcerated Mothers.”
Dr. McQueeney co-presented a paper with two former Salem College students, entitled “The Face of ‘Terrorism’: Islamophobia and the Social Construction of Terrorism in the U.S. Corporate Media.”
Dr. Aiello and Dr. McQueeney presented papers at the 2013 annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS).
The College’s 65th academic convocation began with a standing-room only mass led by Reverend Raymond F. Dlugos, O.S.A., Ph.D. The mass was intended to bring together the Merrimack community at the beginning of this new academic year.