Tag Archives: public advocacy

Blogging and Advocacy for Social Justice

In this workshop, Huffington Post blogger and USF Associate Professor Rick Ayers (Teacher Education) shared writing prompts and exercises to connect with readers and promote extended public discourse in crucial issues.

Kindred Spirits

Joshua Gamson, Professor of Sociology, reflects on some of the ideas of his book Modern Families: Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship and explores self-determination in making of families and expanding our understanding of kinship.

Desiree Zerquera

Faculty Spotlight: Desiree Zerquera

Desiree Zerquera worked in student affairs, higher education policy, and research before becoming a faculty member at the University of San Francisco (USF), and her experience led her to her current research focusing on universities in urban settings. Our conversation explored the intersections of academic policies, the effects on students, and the connections to USF.