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University News

Category: Humanities and Social Sciences

James Woodard

James Woodard Book Named Outstanding Academic Title of 2020

“Brazil’s Revolution in Commerce” earns designation from American Library Association

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Opinion: We’re Likely Stuck with Trump Until the Very End

By Ian Drake
Associate Professor of Political Science and Law

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Opinion: We Have Witnessed an American Tragedy

By Leslie Wilson
Montclair State Professor of History and the Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

Teresa Fiore

Italian Professor Receives NEH Faculty Award Grant

Project will create repository of materials, oral histories and an advanced course for Hispanic students

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German Program Nationally Recognized as Center of Excellence

Achievement reflects success in creating a community for world language learners

Social Work

Master of Social Work Program at Montclair State University Receives National Accreditation

Program continues strong growth, will bring new added value with increased licensure capability for graduates

Mark Rotella

Coccia Institute Welcomes New Director

Writer Mark Rotella takes over Institute

Jason Williams

What Needs to Change?

Social justice expert Jason Williams discusses the underlying systemic issues that create an environment in which Black people die at the hands of police

Jessica Henry

What ‘Abolish’ and ‘Defund’ the Police Really Mean

By Jessica S. Henry, associate professor of Justice Studies

A Close Look at Nature vs. Nurture

Psychology Professor shares her research for University’s Distinguished Scholar lecture

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‘You Are a Gift’

Archbishop of Philadelphia Nelson J. Pérez ’84 calls on young people to serve the world

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Grants Awarded for Down Syndrome Research

Montclair State psychology lab studies spatial abilities to help support job and living skills