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New York Times Quotes Barbara Risman on Third Gender Debate

The New York Times quotes Barbara Risman, UIC professor of sociology and LAS distinguished professor, in a story on gender-neutral teenagers who wish to have a third gender option available on identity documents,…

Alumna Nnedi Okorafor Featured in Chicago Tribune

Nnedi Okorafor, a UIC alumna who received her master’s degree (2002) and Ph.D. (2007) in English, is the subject of an in-depth Chicago Tribune profile. http://bit.ly/2wh9gXg (subscription may be required)

Professor Dick Simpson Talks Mayoral Election

A Chicago Sun-Times article contrasts the positions held by Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, on mayors tolerating dissent when he was as a Chicago alderman and now in his role as…

LAS Professors Featured in the New York Times

Beth Richie, UIC professor and head of criminology, law, and justice; and professor of African American studies; and Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of African American studies, gender and women’s studies, and history; LAS…