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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).”

Ilma Jahic publishes study in Aggressive Behavior

Ilma Jahic, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, recently published a study titled, “Psychopathy and Violent Video Game Playing: Multiple Associations in a Juvenile Justice System Involved Sample,” in the journal Aggressive Behavior. Violent video game playing is a consistent risk factor for aggression, but research on its psychopathology and trait underpinnings are primarily … Continue reading Ilma Jahic publishes study in Aggressive Behavior

Ramesh Balayar and Robert Mazur: Women’s decision-making roles in vegetable production, marketing and income utilization in Nepal’s hills communities

Women in rural Nepal are increasingly interested in vegetable production and marketing (VPM) to earn income. Such innovative behavior conflicts with traditional patriarchal socio-cultural norms and is still relatively rare. Constrained by limited economic opportunities, smallholder households are increasingly under pressure to meet livelihood needs. In depth interviews, focus group discussions and field observations reveal … Continue reading Ramesh Balayar and Robert Mazur: Women’s decision-making roles in vegetable production, marketing and income utilization in Nepal’s hills communities