Sociology Associate Professor Shawn McGuffey is co-recipient of the Distinguished Article Award for his article "Rape and Racial Appraisals: Culture, Intersectionality, and Black Women's Accounts of Sexual Assault."
Professor of History Patrick Maney was among experts offering advice for Hillary Clinton's nomination speech in advance of the DNC session Thursday night. USA Today
Murray and Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland comments on what Verizon's $4.83 billion deal for Yahoo could mean for both companies and for shareholders. Boston Herald
Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members
Writing in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (English translation), in response to a column asserting that "terrorism has a lot to do with Islam," Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence contends Europe risks repeating past mistakes on Islam. His piece is featured by The Economist's religion and policy blog "Erasmus." He also discussed developments in Germany and Turkey with Vice.com, Vatican Radio (in German), and German newspaper Bild.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause provided insight on the fight against ISIS and Trump’s foreign policy speech in an interview with NECN.
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