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      April 19, 2012

       

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      Knoxville, Tennessee 37916

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      Sociology Guest Lecturer Dr. Barbara Risman, 'From Sex Roles to Gender Structure: An Intellectual Journey'

      "From Sex Roles to Gender Structure: An Intellectual Journey"

      Dr. Barbara Risman

      Professor of Sociology

      University of Illinois at Chicago

      http://sociology.las.uic.edu/people/faculty-members/barbara-risman

      Professor Risman's current research focuses on the development of gender and sexual identities among white and black middle-school children, work that is grounded in gender structure theory. Across her career, she has been an advocate for a public sociology, arguing that sociologists have a responsibility to do good research and teach about it, both inside the classroom and to the public at large.

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