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4118 - On Mentoring Scholar-Activists

Tue, August 13, 8:30 to 10:10am, New York Hilton, Floor: Second Floor, Nassau West

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Many sociologists envision their scholar activism as including teaching and mentoring new scholar activists who seek new visions and possibilities. What can we learn from experiences of prominent sociologists who have mentored scholar activists over their careers? Can sociologists anticipate institutional support for their mentorship? What barriers may they encounter? Why mentor scholar activists?

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