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Faculty Member Presents Paper to Sociological Society


Richard SahnA Pennsylvania College of Technology instructor recently presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society.

Richard Sahn, instructor of sociology, presented “The Precarious Existence of Academic Tenure Today and the Rise of Neo-Fascism.” His presentation explored how and why tenure at colleges and universities is under attack and his assertion of a connection between the inclination to abolish tenure with an extreme right-wing agenda.

The annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Sociological Society was held Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 at Seton Hill University, Greensburg. The society has been serving Pennsylvania sociology faculty, students, researchers and other professionals for 61 years.

Sahn holds a doctorate in sociology. He teaches in the college’s School of Integrated Studies.

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