Susan Stewart keynote speaker at Old Bonds, New Ties: Understanding Family Transitions in Re-partnerships, Remarriages and Stepfamilies in Asia

On November 19 and November 20, 2018, Susan Stewart, professor of sociology, traveled to Singapore to present as  one of two keynote speakers at Old Bonds, New Ties: Understanding Family Transitions in Re-partnerships, Remarriages and Stepfamilies in Asia. The two-day conference addressed family transitions, including remarriage, re-partnering and stepfamilies within the cultural context of Asia. … Continue reading Susan Stewart keynote speaker at Old Bonds, New Ties: Understanding Family Transitions in Re-partnerships, Remarriages and Stepfamilies in Asia

Heirigs, DeLisi published in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

Mark Heirigs, Ph.D. student and Matt DeLisi, Dean’s Professor, published “Psychopathy and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Revisited: Results From a Statewide Population of Institutionalized Youth” in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Abstract: Suicide is the leading cause of death for incarcerated youth, and up to half of all juveniles in confinement … Continue reading Heirigs, DeLisi published in International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

Team of Iowa State criminal justice researchers publish “The Past Is Prologue: Criminal Specialization Continuity in the Delinquent Career”

Matt DeLisi, professor of sociology, along with a team of researchers including professor of sociology Andrew Hochstetler, Iowa State graduate students in the Department of Sociology Mark Heirigs and Jacob Erickson and former criminal justice studies major Ramate Bunga published "The Past Is Prologue: Criminal Specialization Continuity in the Delinquent Career" in Youth Violence and … Continue reading Team of Iowa State criminal justice researchers publish “The Past Is Prologue: Criminal Specialization Continuity in the Delinquent Career”

Arbuckle member of National Academies of Science panel evaluating agricultural data collection and reporting

J Arbuckle, associate professor of sociology, was part of a 15-person panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences to evaluate agricultural aata collection and reporting. The sole sociologist on the panel, Arbuckle assisted in the project aimed at helping inform the policies affecting the agricultural sector’s function. The report reviews current information and makes … Continue reading Arbuckle member of National Academies of Science panel evaluating agricultural data collection and reporting

Jacob Erickson receives Extra Yard for Teachers honor

Jacob Erickson, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology, received the Extra Yard for Teachers honor during the September 15 Iowa State University football game against the Oklahoma Sooners. Erickson was nominated by Iowa State Cyclone football player Jamahl Johnson. Johnson, with the help of Erickson, raised his GPA from a 2.2 to a 3.2. … Continue reading Jacob Erickson receives Extra Yard for Teachers honor

J. Arbuckle co-principal investigator on new study “Improving cereal rye cover crop BMPs to increase adoption of cover crops by Iowa farmers” funded by Iowa Nutrient Research Center

Associate professor J. Arbuckle (co-principal investigator) along with an interdiscipinary team of researchers from agronomy, entomology and economics were awarded a $348,422 grant for their proposal of research titled, "Improving cereal rye cover crop BMPs to increase adoption of cover crops by Iowa farmers" by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center (INRC). The INRC grant will … Continue reading J. Arbuckle co-principal investigator on new study “Improving cereal rye cover crop BMPs to increase adoption of cover crops by Iowa farmers” funded by Iowa Nutrient Research Center