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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

Shannon Harper publishes study that addresses police officers’ attitudes toward domestic violence

Assistant Professor of Sociology Shannon Harper recently published a study titled, “Assessing Cross-national Differences in Police Officers’ Domestic Violence Attitudes,” in Policing: An International Journal. Harper’s co-authors include Angela Gover, University of Colorado, Denver; Samara McPhedran, Griffith University, Australia; and Paul Mazerolle, University of New Brunswick, Canada. Comparative research provides a mechanism to understand how … Continue reading Shannon Harper publishes study that addresses police officers’ attitudes toward domestic violence

Monic Behnken and Alissa Stoehr win YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology, and Alissa Stoehr, lecturer of sociology, have each been awarded the 2019 Women of Achievement Award by the YWCA of Ames at ISU. According to its website, the award is given to recognize women of Story county for their work toward “eliminating racism and empowering women and promoting peace, … Continue reading Monic Behnken and Alissa Stoehr win YWCA Women of Achievement Awards