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Leana Bouffard, Jeff Bouffard publish study in the Journal of Criminal Justice

Leana Bouffard, chair of the Department of Sociology, and Jeff Bouffard, professor of sociology, recently published a study titled, “Still in the Shadows: Stalking Prosecution Rates’ Unresponsiveness to Increased Legislative Attention,” in the Journal of Criminal Justice. This exploratory study used official court data to examine trends in stalking cases relative to two major revisions … Continue reading Leana Bouffard, Jeff Bouffard publish study in the Journal of Criminal Justice

Abdi Kusow publishes book chapter

Abdi Kusow, professor of sociology, has published a chapter titled, “Slavery and the Slave Trade Within and Across the Red Sea Region: A Preliminary Conceptual Framework,” the in 2020 book Slavery, Resistance and Abolitions: A Pluralist Perspective.

Abdi Kusow, Matt DeLisi publish study in The Sociological Quarterly

Abdi Kusow, professor of sociology, and Matt DeLisi, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor, published a study titled, “Attitudes toward Immigration as a Sense of Group Position,” in The Sociological Quarterly. Research on prejudice has historically employed Blumer’s group position as a theoretical alternative to … Continue reading Abdi Kusow, Matt DeLisi publish study in The Sociological Quarterly

Chris Morris receives Research Excellence Award

Chris Morris, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, received a Research Excellence Award from Iowa State University in recognition of his master’s thesis, which involved two studies: First, investigating the effect that USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation plans and technical assistance have on Iowa farmer adoption of conservation practices; and second, investigating change … Continue reading Chris Morris receives Research Excellence Award

Arbuckle receives Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award

J. Gordon Arbuckle, professor and extension sociologist, is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. His extension programming centers on natural resource conservation and the environmental and social sustainability of agriculture. He brings social science research-based information to bear … Continue reading Arbuckle receives Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award

Sumac Elisa Cárdenas Oleas wins two awards

Sumac Elisa Cárdenas Oleas won two awards at the “Women and Gender in Development Virtual Conference 2021: Out of the theory & into the filed—A dialogue on gendered approaches to inclusive rural development.” She won the 1st place Jury award for the 4 Minutes Flashtalks and the People’s Choice award for the same competition.

Matt DeLisi receives JFS 2020 Noteworthy Article

Matt DeLisi, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor, earned a 2020 Noteworthy Article designation from the Journal of Forensic Sciences for his study, “Homicidal Ideation and Forensic Psychopathology: Evidence from the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS).”