Boycotts work. Whether they’re abstaining from riding the city buses in Montgomery, Alabama, after a woman refused to give up her seat or declining...

Thinking about the causes of the Middle East’s seemingly perpetual state of conflict usually brings to mind a familiar array of buzzwords including sectarianism,...

Remember that all-powerful girl clique that seemed to “run it all” in high school? And you know when that popular girl-ringleader got “upset” and...

Sociology professor Willa Johnson was given a major fellow award by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum for research this year. She will be finished with her manuscript by the end of her sabbatical this year. Willa Johnson, biblical scholar and University of Mississippi professor of sociology, was recently awarded the $32,000 Cummings Foundation Fellowship award by...

In President Obama’s first term, 300 drone strikes killed an estimated 2,500 people. Drone strikes are a powerful tool in the war on terror, but they are also a tool without rules. The New York Times reported yesterday that in the weeks before the presidential election, the Obama administration was scrambling to create guidelines for the use of drones. These rules...