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.

Prince Pushed the Envelope and Delivered

by | April 25, 2016

Prince, at one point The Artist formerly known as Prince before reclaiming his name in 1998, wa [...]

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GOP Blaming Others for Its Implosion

by | April 6, 2016

Rather than looking inward to find the root of its problems, many members of the Republican par [...]

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Supreme Court Nomination Drama Just Latest Slight Aimed at Obama

by | February 24, 2016

Just when you thought that the level of mean-spirited arrogance directed toward President Obama [...]

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Yes, Black History Month is Relevant

by | February 14, 2016

In various quarters of the nation, people will engage in various celebrations and acknowledgmen [...]

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Millennials Lacking the Urge to Drive

by | February 2, 2016

A recent report conducted by the Transportation Research Institute at University of Michigan in [...]

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2015: Yet Another Turbulent Year for Black America

by | January 18, 2016

To put it bluntly, 2015 was a year that left its brash, brutal, ugly stain of racism on America [...]

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Men and Religion: A Reluctant Relationship

by | January 3, 2016

This is news that is probably not all that surprising to most people: men are less likely to em [...]

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More Men Should Make an Effort to Bridge Racial Divide

by | December 7, 2015

There are those who argue that cross-racial friendships are not that unusual, particularly amon [...]

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Racial Tides Rising on College Campuses

by | November 23, 2015

From coast to coast, thousands of young people ― mostly millennials ― have made their voice [...]

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Suicide, Substance Abuse Taking Toll on Segment of Middle-aged Whites

by | November 12, 2015

There has been a lot of buzz about the recent report conducted by recent Nobel Prize-winning ec [...]

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