In the summer of 2020, The Justice 21 Committee of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) released two rapid-response digital volumes: Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19 to clarify the far-reaching effects of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic on an array of national and global social problems, from mass incarceration, isolation and inequality in education, and unemployment, workplace closures, and exposure risk.
Please join the Center for Social Science Research on January 28, 2021 (12:00 pm- 1:15 pm EST) for a lively conversation offering sociological insight and understanding of COVID-19's impact on social problems, both old and new, and offer recommendations for action by citizens, elected officials, policy makers, and the public.
Corey Dolgon, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Directory for the Downtown Center for Community Engagement at Stonehill College and current President of the Society for the Study of Social Problems
Amy Best, Department Chair of Sociology & Anthropology at George Mason University
Panelists will include:
Kristen M. Budd, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio
David C. Lane, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences at Illinois State University
Glenn Muschert, Professor of Sociology at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jason A. Smith, Research Affiliate at the Center for Social Science Research, George Mason University