Critical Race Theory (Haltinner, Scofield & Grindal)

December 06, 2021 00:55:57
Annex Sociology Podcast
Critical Race Theory (Haltinner, Scofield & Grindal)

Show Notes

In this episode of The Annex, Daniel Morrison discusses Critical Race Theory with three faculty from the University of Idaho, where legislators banned teaching a range of concepts related to research on racism. These bans bear directly on their academic responsibilities. Kristin Haltinner is an Associate Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Academic Certificate Program in Diversity and Inclusion. Matthrew Grindal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Culture, Society, and Justice. Rebecca Scofield is Associate Professor and Chair of History.

Photo Credit. University of Idaho Panorama, c. 1915. by Steve Shook –, CC BY 2.0,

Other Episodes

Episode 1

January 06, 2020 00:44:01
Episode Cover

Financialization of Higher Education (Charlie Eaton)

We meet with Charlie Eaton (University of California, Merced) to discuss the increasing role of finance in higher education. Charlie was recently the lead author of "The Financialization of U.S. Higher Education" in Socio-Economic Review.  Photo Credit By Pixabay -, CC0, Link ...


Episode 15

October 24, 2019 00:23:28
Episode Cover

Academic Publishing (Eric Schwartz)

Today, we meet Eric Schwartz, Editorial Director at Columbia University Press. Eric has been a fixture in academic sociology publishing, having worked at several major presses, including Springer, Oxford, Princeton, and now Columbia. We asked Eric for insights about the publishing industry and the task of reviewing and choosing books for publication. Photo Credit By Blekinge museum -, Public Domain, Link ...


Episode 27

December 04, 2019 01:06:29
Episode Cover

Dutch Sociology (Kuipers, Jaspers, Ivanova & Boy)

Today, The Annex explores the present state of sociology in the Netherlands, and the major issue of concern facing Dutch sociologists. This episode features special guest hosts Katya Ivanova and John Boy, and features guests Giselinde Kuipers and Eva Jaspers. Giselinde Kuipers is research professor at the Catholic University Leuven. She is the author of Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke and is currently writing a book about beauty as taste and duty.   Eva Jaspers is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Utrecht Katya Ivanova is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Tillburg University. Her current work focuses on the strength of intergenerational ties and individual well-being in stepfamilies, with a particular focus on the stepmother role. Twitter: @katyaoivanova John Boy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Leiden University, and affiliate with Leiden's Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. He is working on a book about Instagram and how the platform is shaping cities, social movements and lifestyles with Justus Uitermark. Twitter: @jboy This episode is part of Sociocast's continuing International Perspectives on Sociology series, in which we feature sociologists from outside the United States to discuss the major issues facing our discipline in other countries. Check out our past episodes on sociology in Canada and Ireland. Photo Credits By Agnes Monkelbaan - Own ...