Texas Woman's Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Paul Bones will host a roundtable discussion with several authors from Redefining Disability. The authors will share their expertise and experiences with disability in life, education, employment, and beyond.
Assistant professor of political science Clare Brock was quoted in the industry publication "Food Dive" in a story about the lobbying practices of major food and beverage companies. “Lobbying is sort of like insurance in that you just do it. Because as the old adage goes, if you're not at the table, you might be on the menu," Brock said.
Assistant Professor Clare Brock was interviewed for a WFAA investigative report on Texas energy company lobbying efforts following the February 2021 winter storm.
TWU political science and government alumna Dr. Eliza Alvarado (BASc '04) has filed to run for Congress in Texas' 15th Congressional District. Alvarado previously worked for the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Labor before returning to her South Texas home to co-found the Advocacy Alliance Center of Texas. She currently serves as Director of Partnerships and Career Pathways at Region One Education Service Center.
"As Germany’s first Chancellor from the former GDR, how has she bridged the gaps between east and west and furthered unification in a country that was divided for forty years?" the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University asked in a recent retrospective of Merkel's tenure and legacy as Chancellor.
"Angela Merkel’s contribution to German unity is ambiguous," Dr. Jonathan Olsen, professor and chair of the TWU Department of Social Sciences and Historical Studies, said. "On the one hand, as the first (and so far only) chancellor from the east, her symbolic stature is unquestionable, as is her role in advocating policies that have closed some of the economic, political, and social gaps between the east and west. On the other hand, considerable differences—from wages and wealth to social and political attitudes—have stubbornly persisted between the two halves of Germany.