Category: Publications and Accolades

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

Chris Morris receives Research Excellence Award

Chris Morris, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, received a Research Excellence Award from Iowa State University in recognition of his master’s thesis, which involved two studies: First, investigating the effect that USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation plans and technical assistance have on Iowa farmer adoption of conservation practices; and second, investigating change … Continue reading Chris Morris receives Research Excellence Award

Arbuckle receives Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award

J. Gordon Arbuckle, professor and extension sociologist, is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. His extension programming centers on natural resource conservation and the environmental and social sustainability of agriculture. He brings social science research-based information to bear … Continue reading Arbuckle receives Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award

Sumac Elisa Cárdenas Oleas wins two awards

Sumac Elisa Cárdenas Oleas won two awards at the “Women and Gender in Development Virtual Conference 2021: Out of the theory & into the filed—A dialogue on gendered approaches to inclusive rural development.” She won the 1st place Jury award for the 4 Minutes Flashtalks and the People’s Choice award for the same competition.