Diego Thompson (MS ’10 sociology, sustainable agriculture; Ph.D. ’14 sociology, sustainable agriculture) credits Professors Emeritus of sociology Cornelia and Jan Flora for nurturing his desire to help rural, disadvantaged groups.
A $10 million federal grant will power a multi-institutional consortium aiming to create new value chains on U.S. farms. The consortium will innovate methods for farmers to make more efficient use of resources with an emphasis on the generation of renewable natural gas, improved rural economic outcomes and protection of the environment. Read more.
Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, published the study, “Testing the Systemic Model of Social Disorganization Theory in South Korean Neighborhoods: A Latent Class Growth Analysis Approach to Specifying Pathways to Homicide,” in the July 16, 2020, edition of Homicide Studies. Harper’s co-authors are Sujung Cho, Southern Illinois University, and Yung Hyeock Lee, Konkuk University. … Continue reading Shannon Harper is co-author of study published in Homicide Studies