News - Sociology Department

Sociology Professor’s Latest Chapter included in Music History Collection

Cover of Music Sociology book

Lee Robert Blackstone, an associate professor of sociology at SUNY College at Old Westbury, is among the academic and experts who have penned chapters for "Music Sociology: Examining the Role of Music in Social Life," a recent book that explores 16 musical genres and seeks to demonstrate that music everywhere reflects social values, organizational processes, meanings, and individual identity. 

Sociology Profs Featured at National Conference

The research findings and scholarly pursuits of two members of the SUNY College at Old Westbury Sociology faculty were featured during the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, held in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sociology Department Chair Lee Blackstone and Associate Professor Jacob Heller were among the presenters at the conference, which brings together hundreds of academic leaders from around the nation for discussions and workshops to promote excellence in sociological scholarship and instruction.