PLU Sociology Professor Selected for Prestigious Speaker Bureau

PLU Associate Professor of Sociology Teresa Ciabattari has been selected for the Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau’s 2015-16 roster. By Brenna Sussman ’15 PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker TACOMA, Wash. (Nov. 26, 2014)—Pacific Lutheran University Associate Professor of Sociology Teresa Ciabattari has been selected for…

The art of romance writing

Professor Joanna Gregson did research into writers of romance novels and found herself intrigued and surprised. (John Froschauer, Photographer) Romancing the readers isn’t that easy, prof discovers in research project By Steve Hansen It all started when a box of pink and lavender romance novels…

Have you ever read a romance novel?

Have you ever read a romance novel? Professor of Sociology Joanna Gregson reads a novel by Nora Roberts, one of the highest-selling romance authors of all time. Gregson interviewed Roberts as part of her research on the writers of romance novels. By Steve Hansen It…

Aaron Hushagen’s cool internship: 88.5 KPLU-FM

Aaron Hushagen’s cool internship: 88.5 KPLU-FM By Steve Hansen Aaron Hushagen is a sociology major. He’s also an audiophile. So, during his senior year when he was taking an audio production class, he found himself thinking that he’d like to learn more about it. It…