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New York Times Bestselling Author Dr. Arlie Russell Hochschild to Speak at Westminster College

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Dr. Arlie Russelll Hochschild, professor emerita of sociology from UC- Berkeley and one of the most respected sociologists working today, will speak about her most recent book, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, on Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel at Westminster College. The event is free and open to the public, and there will be a book signing following the lecture. 

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Robison, Clark-Williams '17 and Johnston '14 Represent Westminster at International Conference

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Westminster College was represented at 2017 The American Society of Criminology Conference (ASC) by senior sociology major and 2017 Drinko Summer fellow Alicia Clark-Williams; associate professor of sociology & criminal justice Studies Dr. Kristenne Robison and alumna Tricia Johnston '14. This year's conference was held in Nov. 15-18 in Philadelphia, PA.

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Senior Social Science and Humanities Majors Prepare for Annual Capstone Poster Session

Monday, December 4, 2017

Join senior criminal justice studies, history, international studies, political science and sociology students as they present their capstone research on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. 

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Dr. Jamie Chapman Named a 2017 Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching and Learning Workshop Fellow

Friday, September 29, 2017

Last semester, assistant professor of sociology Dr. Jamie Chapman was named a 2017 Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching and Learning Workshop Fellow. AKD is an international sociology honor society whose purpose is to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, as well as other social and intellectual activities that will lead to improvement of the human condition.

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Seven Westminster Students Inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honorary Society

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Seven Westminster College Criminal Justice Studies, International Studies and Sociology majors were inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honorary Society, on April 19, 2017. The initiated students were Rebecca Buckham, Gabriella Fabish, Coty Gander, Kelly Klaas, Caitlynn Kreider, Brittany Mavrich and Maximalian Ungerman. Charissa Mikoski is the current President and Treasurer of AKD. To be eligible for membership the students demonstrated high academic performance in both their major and general college coursework.

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Inside-Out Students Present Program Ideas to Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Admin

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Westminster College students participating in the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program course at Trumbull Correctional Institution (TCI) had the opportunity to present program proposals to Mr. Todd Ishee, regional director of prisons in Northeast Ohio, Ms. Charmaine Bracy, warden of Trumbull Correctional Institution, and other Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) officials on April 11, 2017. Students proposed an arts program that would occur within the prison, an 8 week reentry course featuring job and interview skills, and a pilot work release program.

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Dr. Kristin Park Presents Research at North Central Sociological Association

Monday, April 17, 2017

Dr. Kristin Park, professor of sociology, presented a talk titled “Evaluating Culture and Discovering Boundaries: Non-Amish Perceptions of and Experiences with the Old Order Amish" on April 1, 2017 at the annual meeting of the North Central Sociological Association in Indianapolis, IN

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Senior Sociology Major Awarded at Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Senior Sociology major and Religion minor Charissa Mikoski presented her capstone research at the Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium (NEOUSS) at the College of Wooster on April 8, 2017. Seventy-five undergraduates from over twenty-five colleges and universities presented their work in paper presentations and a research poster session.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Kristenne

Monday, November 7, 2016


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Westminster College Sociology and Criminal Justice Faculty Receives SAGE Award

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Dr. Jamie Chapman, Westminster College assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice studies, was selected to receive the American Sociology Association’s SAGE Teaching innovations and Professional Development Award.

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