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Posted on November 18th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by foote

Improving the well-being of mothers, infants, and children is an important public health goal. Over the past half century, the medical guidance provided to women before, during, and after pregnancy to achieve this goal has changed dynamically when public health trends change. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine introduced new guidelines on weight gain during …

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Posted on November 16th, 2022 in Faculty, Media by foote

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead published an analysis in Time magazine of why the recent midterm election losses of prominent politicians who embrace Christian nationalism aren’t likely to change the minds of Americans who embrace Christian nationalism. Whitehead and colleague Sam Perry cite data that show even though the numbers of Americans who embrace Christian nationalism …

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Posted on November 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Award, Faculty by foote

Dr. Obioma Nnaemeka will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa in May 2023. She will be recognized for her outstanding contribution to research in the areas of development, women/gender studies, human rights, and African Diaspora studies. Read on to learn more about the influential scholarship and …

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Posted on November 4th, 2022 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Events, Faculty by foote

Join Dr Carrie Foote, Sociology this Wednesday, November 9 for a very special Trail Talk at the Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis as part of the Spirit & Place Festival. The event is free to the public. Registration is encouraged. A visual art show featuring Indy-based artist Contonnia Turner, Jr. and photographer/digital artist Todd Fuqua will provide …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by foote

IUPUI Professor Daniel Johnson’s most recent publication argues that as COVID-19 continues to impact the United States and the world at large it is becoming increasingly necessary to develop methods which predict local scale spread of the disease. This is especially important as newer variants of the virus are likely to emerge and threaten community …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Faculty, Media, Research by foote

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead published an analysis of the growth and decline of Christian nationalism in the United States in the Washington Post’s analysis section, the Monkey Cage. Whitehead and colleague Sam Perry show that while fewer Americans embrace strong commitment to Christian nationalism, the importance of Christian nationalism to those Americans only continues to …

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Posted on October 17th, 2022 in Announcements, Events, Faculty by foote

Associate Faculty in Spanish for World Languages and Cultures is the conference chair for The Indiana Foreign Language Teachers’ Association 54th Annual Fall Conference “Envision. Explore. Empower,” which will take place on November 3-5 at the Marriott Indianapolis East Conference Center. Our keynote speaker is Dr, Ali Moeller, past president of the American Council of …

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Posted on October 14th, 2022 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by foote

The story of globalization in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as experienced by ordinary people in the Chinese river town of Zhenjiang is examined in this groundbreaking new book by IUPUI History Professor Xin Zhang. This book proposes an entirely new way of “doing” modern Chinese history that focuses on the intense negotiations of …

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Posted on October 12th, 2022 in Faculty, Media by foote

IUPUI Sociology Professor Andrew Whitehead OpEd in Time Magazine explains how it is vital we identify and help others recognize the threats Christian nationalism poses if we want to move closer to a country that truly exemplifies liberty and justice for all.  Three threats stand out – he argues that Christian Nationalism is (1) anti-democratic, …

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Posted on October 10th, 2022 by foote

On Oct 4, The Indiana General Assembly interim legislative study committee declared unanimous support for modernizing Indiana’s HIV criminal Laws. Dr. Carrie Foote, a national expert on HIV stigma and criminal law reform, from the IUPUI  Sociology Department and chair of the HIV Modernization Movement-Indiana was among key experts testifying in favor of reform. The …

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