Dr. Tim Slack featured in Congressional Briefing on the Demography of Rural America
Dr. Dana Berkowitz, author of Botox Nation, quoted in the New York Times about Botox use and the sociological issues surrounding its use.
Dr. Tim Slack Discusses Labor Scarcity in Baton Ruge
Dr. Tim Slack talks about the Great Resignation in the Greater Baton Rouge area.
Dr. Yoshinori Kamo, Professor and Chair of Sociology Department, will retire on August 15, 2022. He joined LSU Sociology Department as an assistant professor in 1989, immediately after receiving his PhD degree from University of Washington, Seattle. He was then promoted to associate and full professor at LSU.
Dr. Matthew Valasik on US War College's Podcast DECISIVE POINT talking about "The Alt-Right Movement and National Security"
Identifying the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol as an inflection point, this article analyzes the historical relationship between White supremacy and the US military from Reconstruction after the Civil War to the present. The article posits causes for the disproportionate number of current and former members of the military associated with White power groups and proposes steps the Department of Defense can take to combat the problems posed by the association of the US military with these groups.
Slack studies rural sociology and social demography. He said the new census data is reflective of a long-term trend of increasing urbanization and the decline of rural communities since the industrial revolution at the turn of the 20th century.