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.


Are Americans Becoming More Ambivalent Toward Religion?

by | May 28, 2015
Pew Research says yes, especially millenials. [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

Baltimore: Blaming The Victim and Manipulating the Narrative

by | May 5, 2015
Racism and intellectual dishonesty at play in the death of Freddie Gray. [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

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. [...] Read more

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 [...] Read more

Are Millennials a Socially Awkward Generation?

by | March 31, 2015
According to many consultants, employers, professors, pundits and other purveyors of the cultur [...] Read more

Starbucks #Race Together a Conversation That Whites Need to Have

by | March 25, 2015
Far too many efforts to address the issue of racism in our contemporary culture are often misgu [...] Read more

Fayetteville State at Forefront of Cyber Security

by | March 11, 2015
Many individuals from well-regarded scientists, prominent academics, CEOs, environmental consul [...] Read more

Baby Boomers and the Retirement Dilemma

by | February 17, 2015
The fact is that this is a transition that is not always as serene as many boomers envisioned. [...] Read more

Younger Americans Embrace Healthier Eating Options

by | February 4, 2015
A recent report conducted by the Nielsen Global Health and Wellness Survey offered surprising a [...] Read more

Students of Color, Women Still Harassment Targets on Campuses

by | January 28, 2015
The recent racial profiling of Yale University student Tahj Blow by campus police this past wee [...] Read more

The Double-Edged Sword of Stereotypes

by | January 21, 2015
Stereotyping is the act of making judgments and assumptions about people without knowing them a [...] Read more

Race Relations at Forefront of National Debate

by | January 13, 2015
A poll indicated that 13% of those interviewed believed that race relations are the most import [...] Read more