Category: Publications and Accolades

Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award

Monic Behnken, LAS associate dean of equity, diversity and inclusion, and associate professor of sociology, has received a 2021 Iowa Character Award—Adult Citizen of Character (Honorable Mention). The awards are given annually by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Each year, the Ray Center recognizes Iowans who emulate the six pillars of CHARACTER … Continue reading Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award

Peters, Hochstetler receive Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award

Dave Peters, associate professor of sociology and Extension rural sociologist, and Andy Hochstetler, professor of sociology, and their co-authors have been awarded the 2021 Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the Rural Sociological Society for their article “The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Overdose Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum” published in Rural Sociology.

Shawn Dorius and Data Science for the Public Good team receive ISU Extension award

Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, and Iowa State’s Data Science for the Public Good’s Young Scholars Program team have received the 2021 ISU Extension and Outreach Excellence in Research-Based Programming Award. The team earned the award for their work to engage students, community leaders and extension professionals in real-world projects that benefit communities while … Continue reading Shawn Dorius and Data Science for the Public Good team receive ISU Extension award

J. Arbuckle receives the 2021 ISU Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice

J. Arbuckle, professor of sociology and Extension sociologist, has received the Iowa State Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice. The award recognizes a faculty, campus staff or field staff member who has demonstrated outstanding performance in statewide leadership in extension and/or professional practice and has achieved national recognition of his/her contributions to … Continue reading J. Arbuckle receives the 2021 ISU Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice

Shawn Dorius, Data Science for the Public Good team receive Interdisciplinary Team Research Award

Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, and members of the Data Science for the Public Good team received the Interdisciplinary Team Research Award from Iowa State University. The award recognizes an interdisciplinary team of faculty researchers (at least two or more) with outstanding achievements who have made a significant contribution to the university’s research and … Continue reading Shawn Dorius, Data Science for the Public Good team receive Interdisciplinary Team Research Award

Ann Oberhauser receives the Jan Monk Service Award

Ann Oberhauser, professor of sociology and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, has received the Jan Monk Service Award from the Feminist Geographies Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). The award recognizes a geographer who has made an outstanding service contribution to women in geography and/or feminist geography.

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