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					                                  Department of Sociology

Chris Faircloth, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
  Department of Sociology

 Farrah Gafford, Ph.D.              Fall 2011 Dean’s
    Assistant Professor             List…
Amy Bellone-Hite, Ph.D. Gerquel Bowman,           Sr., St.
    Assistant Professor Mary's Academy

     Silas Lee, Ph.D. Teri Graham, Jr. , North
            Clayton-College Park GA.
      Assistant Professor

   Claire Norris, Ph.D.
      Assistant Professor,
Director, Health, Medicine, and
    Society Concentration
Inside this Issue:
    Major Spotlights:

     Sociology              Book

     Club Scheduled Readings

     and Forum

     Featured Author,

     Student Research

    Dean’s List Honorees

    Health, Medicine, Society

     (HMS) Interns/Partnerships

    Departmental Meeting Topic

     and Information

    Senior Comp Exam


    Current Internships and

     Research (CIIP)

    Study Aboard Information

    Calvin Moret,

     Tuskegee Airmen Visit
Michael Harvey and Folsade Wilson are interning with Sankofa
  Heal Project. The purpose of this project is to raise awareness
 among adolescent boys and girls about healthy eating habits and
physical activities. HMS is very excited about the new partnership.

     The School Health Connection
           Wellness Program
   At Warren Easton Charter High
   Zavia Collins is interning under the director of the School
  Wellness Program Coordinator to develop health promotion
programming and will support the implementation of Fuel Up to
                         Play 60 activities
  and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools

    Sociology Departmental Meeting
                       March 6, 2012
                     12:15PM – 1:15PM
       500 Xavier South, Conference Room -5th Floor
               Facilitator: Dr. Claire Norris
   Topic: Mock Research Presentation by Teri Graham
  “Understanding Health for Black Women: The Stress-
  Support-Distress Process across Age for Black Women”
Teri will present the research that she and her colleagues worked
                      on in the fall semester.
 Ms. Graham would like to get feedback from her department
            before she officially presents her research
 at the Southern Sociological Society Conference on March 22,

 Senior Comp Prep
     Stop by the office today to pick up your Senior Comp
packets…Dr. Faircloth will Proctor the exam on March 10, 2012.

     Current Student Internship and
       Research Opportunities…
 Please visit

                             The World is at your
                      finger tips…Study Abroad

 Center for Intercultural and International Programs
                 Xavier University of Louisiana
                   St. Joseph Bldg, Room 312
                    New Orleans, LA 70125
                          (504) 520-5490
  visit your Sociology Advisor or CIIP Office for details today!
Calvin Moret (center), the last surviving New Orleans member
                of the famous Tuskegee airmen,
   reflects on his 2007 Congressional Gold Medal and other
                       artifacts with students
       during a visit to Dr. Silas Lee III’s sociology class. . .
 Looking on intently are (from left) Julien Grayer, Domonique
             Bartley, Hakeem Rashid, Evan Pipion,
          Joan Ulmer, Dr. Farrah Gafford, and Dr. Lee.

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