The ASA awards are conferred on sociologists for outstanding scholarship, teaching, practice, and advancing the public understanding of sociology. The ASA proudly announces the recipients of the awards for 2020. Congratulations to the following...
Wendy M. Christensen 🦉📚🏳️🌈✊🏼🍺🌲As the partner of someone with multiple autoimmune disorders, I'm so happy to see this discussed. The individualism and solitariness of academia makes invisible illness (in us or our family members) even more difficult to discuss and accommodate.
Now I know I'm only failing myself if I don't treat my mental illness.
Wendy M. Christensen 🦉📚🏳️🌈✊🏼🍺🌲I needed prozac to get through grad school. My therapist had to spend a long time talking me into it, and when I started it, it was like night and day for me. Functioning without anxiety is everyone's right. If you need it, take it.
We analyzed some of the most popular social studies textbooks used in California and Texas. Here’s how political divides shape what students learn about the nation’s history.
Wendy M. Christensen 🦉📚🏳️🌈✊🏼🍺🌲This is why I focus my classes on unteaching what our students have been mistaught, especially about inequality and social movements. It's not just Texas that has this kind of mishistory.
I highly recommend the 2012 documentary The Revisionaries!