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Sara Moorman

Professor of Sociology Sara Moorman has won the Matilda White Riley award. Her research centers on how relationships with family and friends shape older persons' physical health and psychological well-being.

Shawn McGuffey

Sociology Professor Shawn McGuffey's article “Rape and Racial Appraisals: Culture, Intersectionality and Black Women’s Accounts of Sexual Assault” has received the 2016 Kimberle Crenshaw Outstanding Article Award. The article was published in the Du Bois Review.

Professor McGuffey posted personal reflections on the Orlando tragedy on Irreverin: They Want Us Dead: Hate and the Multiply-Marginalized Community.

James Najarian

"The Dark Ages," an evocative poem by Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has received the Frost Farm Prize for metrical poetry. He will be a featured reader at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH, on June 17, kicking off its annual poetry conference. BC News

Seniors to Remember: Class of 2016

Alex Carpenter, James Brogan, and Marissa Marandola, 2016 MCAS students, reflect on their Boston College experience. 

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

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Patrick Maney

Professor of History Patrick Maney, author of Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President, looks ahead at how the former president might handle a new—and unprecedented—role. Daily Telegraph (U.K.)

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause discussed homophobia and ISIS in relation to the shooting in Orlando on NECN "The Take" (segment begins at 4:38).

Research Highlight

BC Earns Highest Research Classification

Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a designation assigned by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. BC News

Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Learn about "Five science laboratories and their undergraduate researchers."