Susan Starr Sered, PhD, is an award-winning author, speaker, and scholar whose work explores women’s health, human rights, mass incarceration, religion, and gender equity. Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University, Susan Sered is the author of seven books and numerous scholarly and popular articles. She is available for speaking engagements in public forums, legislative hearings, schools and conferences, as well as with social service, advocacy and community organizations.

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News and Views: Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the man who forces male prisoners to wear pink underwear, was pardoned by his buddy Donald Trump.

So you don’t have to — I just read and wrote a brief overview of new research on substance abuse and social capital.

Isabella is back in jail; Ginger finally is going to get housing; Patricia hosted a birthday party for her niece; Andrea passed away. Updates on the women of Can’t Catch a Break

Like the “Girl Who Hides a Razor Blade in Her Mouth,” Coerced Addiction Treatment Has Many Victims

The “Bitch” at the Welfare Office, Or Why Responsibility Without Authority Makes us Sick

The Opioid Epidemic: Just the Facts Please

Civil Commitment: If You Build It, They Will Come

What Pennsatucky’s Teeth Tell Us About Class in America

Pinkwashing – It Really Does Get Worse

A Feminist Sociologist’s Thoughts on the Zika Virus


Booking and Inquiries: ssered@suffolk.edu