JWU College of Arts & Sciences

The Natural Observer: Exploring Sociology with Jessica Sherwood

Jessica Sherwood, Ph.D., an associate professor in social sciences, came to JWU in 2012 and helped launch JWU’s Sociology bachelor’s degree program in 2017. A former executive officer of Sociologists for Women in Society, she wrote the book “Wealth, Whiteness, and the Matrix of Privilege: The View from the Country Club,” which Oxford Journals describes as “valuable insight into some of the ways that privilege is maintained and protected at both social and structural levels.”

Topics: Arts & Sciences sociology