Daniel Butler received the 2020 Distinguished New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Corrections and Sentencing. This award is a national and international accomplishment, and only one individual receives this award among the DCS membership each year.
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, recently finished co-directing Iowa State’s Data Science for the Public Good summer training program. The program delivered a 10-week data science curriculum to undergraduate interns and graduate student fellows who worked on several real-world projects. Dorius supervised six Iowa State team projects. Additional information about data-informed insights across communities … Continue reading Shawn Dorius co-directs ISU Data Science for the Public Good summer training program
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
Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, has published a study, “Anti-Asian Hate Crime During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploring the Reproduction of Inequality,” in the American Journal of Criminal Justice. Harper’s co-authors are Angela Gover, professor of criminal justice at the University of Colorado-Denver, and Lynn Langton from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. COVID-19 emerged in … Continue reading Shannon Harper publishes study related to anti-Asian hate crimes during COVID-19
David Peters, associate professor of sociology and rural extension sociologist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, had his study, “Community Susceptibility and Resiliency to COVID-19 Across the Rural-Urban Continuum in the United States,” in the June 16, 2020, online edition of Rural Health. In this study, Peters created a COVID‐19 susceptibility scale at … Continue reading David Peters publishes COVID-19 study in Rural Health