Dr. Elwood Watson - Higher Education

Dr. Elwood Watson
Dr. Elwood Watson is a professor of history, African American Studies, and Gender Studies at East Tennessee State University. He is the author of several books and articles. His latest work Performing American Masculinities: The 21st Century Man in Popular Culture published by Indiana University Press.

Marginalization, Demonization of Black Women is Real

by | June 9, 2015

Many Americans have witnessed the dramatic, intense and shocking video of several unarmed Black [...]

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Blaming Obama for the State of Race Relations Disingenuous at Best

by | June 4, 2015

Many Republican politicians, pundits and loyal GOP voters have targeted President Obama (and, i [...]

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Are Americans Becoming More Ambivalent Toward Religion?

by | May 28, 2015

Pew Research says yes, especially millenials. [...]

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Race Relations at a Rocky Impasse

by | May 13, 2015

A recent CBS News poll of 1,027 adults taken last week indicated that a majority of people beli [...]

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Baltimore: Blaming The Victim and Manipulating the Narrative

by | May 5, 2015

Racism and intellectual dishonesty at play in the death of Freddie Gray. [...]

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Depression Among Graduate Students is Real

by | April 29, 2015

As those of us who have gone through such an experience are well aware, for a number of people [...]

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Dyson-West Squabble: There’s Nothing to See Here

by | April 22, 2015

The Black blogger sphere, in particular twitter, has been churning overtime in response to the [...]

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Life Goes On Regardless of a Particular Outcome

by | April 15, 2015

A student’s first-choice school may not necessarily be the best one for them. [...]

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Understanding Generation X

by | April 9, 2015

By now most people have heard of Generation X, the 46 million Americans born between 1965 and 1 [...]

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Are Millennials a Socially Awkward Generation?

by | March 31, 2015

According to many consultants, employers, professors, pundits and other purveyors of the cultur [...]

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