Dr. Elwood Watson - Higher Education

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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.


The Ongoing Saga of Racial and Gender Identity Politics Among the Millennials and Others

by | May 2, 2012
Recently, there has been a lot of talk about race and gender on American television. One thing [...] Read more

Today’s Current College Freshmen Are More Academically Conscious

by | February 3, 2012
Read the following.  Students are having intense study sessions taking notes in class regi [...] Read more

Sexual Violence on College Campuses

by | November 16, 2011
The recent shocking and horrific revelations that have emerged from the atrocious saga at Penn [...] Read more

The Stressful Lives of College Students

by | October 11, 2011
On August 12, a co-authored article discussing the emotional health and well-being among Americ [...] Read more

The Varied State of Race Relations on College Campuses and Among Generation Y

by | August 28, 2011
The future is brighter than some people think. [...] Read more

Excessive Drinking Still a Problem Among College Students

by | July 11, 2011
I am sure that at one time or another we have all heard the saying “I’ll drink to that.”& [...] Read more

Stay–At-Home Dads More Commonplace Among Academics and Non-Academics

by | June 7, 2011
A couple of weeks ago I was talking with a friend of mine who lives in the Midwest. It had been [...] Read more

Male Rape: The Silent Crisis

by | May 8, 2011
Most of us are aware of—or have at least heard of—shocking, horrific stories of women who h [...] Read more

Too Many Men Are Carefree About Their Health

by | April 7, 2011
Several years ago, in the late 1990s, I remember watching an HBO special where a comedian made [...] Read more

Depression In College Men and Beyond

by | March 6, 2011
Recently, I was at a conference speaking with an acquaintance who teaches at a small liberal ar [...] Read more

College Students Feeling Overwhelmed by Stress

by | February 6, 2011
For those of us who have attended college at some point in our lives, we most likely have memor [...] Read more

Domestic Violence Cuts Across Racial and Gender Lines

by | January 9, 2011
By now, most of us who follow the world of contemporary sports know that Mike Haywood was fired [...] Read more

Tiger’s Ongoing Saga

by | December 9, 2010
This most recent Thanksgiving holiday, while reading about the more serious news that has impac [...] Read more

Running In The Family

by | November 1, 2010
The old saying “like father, like son” may ring more true than many of us have been led to [...] Read more

Sex Scandals, Self-Righteousness and Sordid Revelations

by | October 4, 2010
Recently, Black America has been engulfed in a steady stream of riveting news. From Rep. Jesse [...] Read more