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
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.
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, 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, 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, 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