Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, was part of a research team that presented a talk titled “Substance Use Among Iowa Families: What We Learned About Child Removals” to the Iowa Department of Human Services in December. The researchers presented results of a recent substance use investigation. The focus of the presentation was to report … Continue reading Shawn Dorius participated in a presentation to the Iowa DHS
Daniel Krier, professor of sociology, recently published his study, “Shakespeare’s Plays of Deranged Authority: The King’s Three Bodies,” in the journal Fast Capitalism. In his paper, Krier discusses how Shakespeare’s history play, “King John,” which depicts the problems that arise when legitimate political authority is deranged, has contemporary relevance, especially following the U.S. elections in … Continue reading Daniel Krier publishes study comparing Shakespearean kings to current leadership
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, is the co-principal investigator of a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded project to promote the creation of a data-savvy and community-aware workforce. The project aims to bridge the gap between data science applications and solving problems in rural America through agricultural, economic, social and behavioral sciences. As part … Continue reading Shawn Dorius is leading USDA-funded workforce project
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, co-led a “Design Thinking for Policy Development” workshop for the Iowa Department of Public Health and representatives of other state agencies on Nov. 15. The workshop provided a forum to disseminate the findings of recent substance use research by Dorius and other colleagues to relevant Iowa stakeholders. Workshop participants … Continue reading Shawn Dorius led workshop for Iowa Department of Public Health
Daniel Krier, professor of sociology, spoke at the Historical Materialism Annual Conference in London on Nov. 9. Krier’s presentation was titled, “Critical Social Theory, Capital and the Fetishized Veil of Ignorance.” The talk outlined recent mobilization fo ethno-nationalist authoritarian movements that will challenge liberal responses to the next global economic crisis.
Iowa State student Taea Bonner (’20 criminal justice) is the lead author of the study, “Chaotic Homes, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Serious Delinquency: Differential Effects by Race and Ethnicity,” published in the Nov. 14 online edition of Justice Quarterly. Co-authors are Matt DeLisi, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor, Iowa State; Gloria Jones … Continue reading Student Taea Bonner is lead author of study published in Justice Quarterly