Dr. Lauren Silver published a new article in Children’s Geographies: “Transformative Childhood Studies: a remix in inquiry, justice, love.”

In this essay, Dr. Silver asks childhood studies scholars to look critically at what justice means and what it would entail for differently positioned children, youth, and communities. Silver maps out a concept and praxis of transformative childhood studies (TCS) which involves a remix in transformative justice, childhood studies scholarship, and feminist methodology. She draws … Continue reading Dr. Lauren Silver published a new article in Children’s Geographies: “Transformative Childhood Studies: a remix in inquiry, justice, love.”

Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019

The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Anthony Wright to the faculty in Fall 2019. Anthony Wright will receive his PhD in medical anthropology this spring from the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco. His research uses ethnographic methods to explore technologically mediated processes of care and communication among young people in life-threatening circumstances, from … Continue reading Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019

Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student, Michelle Lyttle-Storrod, Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

In his recent State of the Union address, President Donald Trump talked about the scourge of gangs in the United States and the ongoing measures to eliminate them. Accounts of turf wars, members’ loyalties, and peer-on-peer violence ring disturbingly familiar, but they now extend into previously unchartered territory: cyberspace, explains a Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student. … Continue reading Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student, Michelle Lyttle-Storrod, Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices