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The HWS Update

Correctional Officer William “Billy” Quinn was the first casualty of the Attica Prison Riot; his daughter visits HWS to discuss justice for Attica’s victims and their survivors. As part of an ongoing series of discussions that examine crime, victimization, and justice, Associate Professor of Sociology James Sutton invites author Deanne Quinn Miller and investigative reporter

Allison Jordan ’21 graduated magna cum laude in anthropology and sociology and joined Steps to Success at Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, an AmeriCorps program. She’s also using her post-graduate year to apply to law school. In this Q&A, Jordan shares what motivates her to serve the Boston, Mass. community, and her vision for a better

The ethnographic Honors research conducted by Chloé Sudduth ’17 at HWS has been published as a peer-reviewed article in The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography. Sudduth has been accepted to the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice Ph.D. program. In the past decade, Geneva, N.Y. has emerged as a celebrated food and beverage hub with many

Thanks to the support of Thomas J. Patchett ’88, Trustee Dr. Marguerite S. Murphy and Dr. Brian Cooper, Summer of Service celebrates its 10th anniversary. The 10th annual Summer of Service gave 11 HWS students the opportunity to become civic leaders as they took on internships targeting environmental and food justice, mental health advocacy, and

At Closed Loop Systems, cofounder and CEO Jacob Fox ’16 is turning organic waste into a regenerative solution. “Not many people know this but we have degraded over 60 percent of our global topsoil and there are not a lot of ways of replenishing that,” says Jacob Fox ’16. “Soil provides so many ecosystem services

Kayla Liszewski ’21 begins a Master of Public Health program at the University of Buffalo. Kayla Liszewski ’21 will soon begin her Master’s of Public Health at the University of Buffalo. At HWS, she graduated summa cum laude in sociology while also earning a minor in public policy studies with a concentration in healthcare, cultivating

Hobart basketball alumnus Jeff Stapleton ’83 was recently named the next director of athletics at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J. Jeff Stapleton ’83, current deputy director of athletics for the Hawks, has been named Director of Athletics at Monmouth University. He will begin his new role on July 1. At Monmouth University for

HWS will present Professor Emeritus of Sociology James L. Spates P’00, P’09 with the Distinguished Faculty Award at Reunion 2021. Nineteenth century social critic, artist and early sociologist John Ruskin once wrote, “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” A leading scholar of Ruskin, Professor Emeritus of Sociology James L. Spates P’00, P’09 has invested

Economics and sociology double major Julianna “Jules” Kennedy ’21 has landed a post-graduation job at Bain Capital. Beginning in June, Julianna “Jules” Kennedy will serve as a portfolio operations associate at Bain Capital, a private investment firm in Boston, Mass. In her role, she will be responsible for tracking trading activity, processing portfolio updates, assessing

During an intensive course over winter break, HWS students looked through a sociological lens at the practices, trends, challenges and controversies of policing in the U.S. Associate Professor of Sociology Jim Sutton, an expert on criminology, guided students through a detailed examination of the nation’s law enforcement principles and practices. “Sociology of Police and Policing,”