DeLisi, graduate students publish “Who will kill again? The forensic value of 1st degree murder convictions”

Matt DeLisi, professor of sociology and two graduate students, Mark Ruelas and James Kruse, have published “Who will kill again? The forensic value of 1st degree murder convictions” in “Forensic Science International: Synergy.” The article, published in February 2019, focuses on examining archival data for the association between prior first degree murder convictions and subsequent … Continue reading DeLisi, graduate students publish “Who will kill again? The forensic value of 1st degree murder convictions”

Behnken served as National Topic Chair for Juveniles and Justice section at Academic of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting

Monic Behnken, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and director of leadership studies at Iowa State University, served as the National Topic Chair for the Juveniles and Justice section at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting March 26 through 30, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. Behnken also chaired a panel titled “The Role … Continue reading Behnken served as National Topic Chair for Juveniles and Justice section at Academic of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting

Oberhauser leads workshop at Women and Gender in International Development Conference

Ann Oberhauser, director of women’s and gender studies at Iowa State University, led a workshop at the Women and Gender in International Development Conference at Virginia Tech on February 28 through March 2, 2019 at Virginia Tech. The conference, organized by the Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED), has a mission to “work … Continue reading Oberhauser leads workshop at Women and Gender in International Development Conference

Behnken attends Iowa Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference

On April 4 and 5, 2019, Monic Behnken, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and director of Leadership Studies, attended the Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education Women’s Leadership Conference. The conference, with the 2019 theme of “Lifting as We Climb” was held and Reiman Gardens and hosted a variety of panels that … Continue reading Behnken attends Iowa Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference

Behnken selected to participate in Iowa State Emerging Leaders Academy

Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology and director of leadership studies, was among those selected to be a part of the 2019-2020 Iowa State University Emerging Leaders Academy. The Emerging Leaders Academy is open to faculty and professional and scientificstaff who currently hold or aspire to be in leadership positions at the University. Participants, who … Continue reading Behnken selected to participate in Iowa State Emerging Leaders Academy

Betty Dobratz publishes “Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology”

“Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology” by Betty A. Dobratz, professor of sociology, Lisa K. Waldner, and Timothy Buzzell discusses how sociologists have organized the study of politics into conceptual frameworks, and how each of these frameworks foster a sociological perspective on power and politics in society. This includes discussing how these … Continue reading Betty Dobratz publishes “Power, Politics, and Society: An Introduction to Political Sociology”

Oberhauser visiting professor at the University of Gothenburg

Ann Oberhauser, director of women’s and gender studies at Iowa State University, was invited to be a visiting professor at the University of Gothenburg in May and June 2019. She was invited to work with colleagues at the School of Business, Economics, and the Law. These colleagues are part of a sustainable development group at … Continue reading Oberhauser visiting professor at the University of Gothenburg

Paul Lasley receives Distinguished Service Award from Iowa ASFMRA

Paul Lasley, professor and former chair of the Department of Sociology, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award on February 6, 2019 at the Annual Meeting of the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). The award is given to an individual or company who has made outstanding and lifelong … Continue reading Paul Lasley receives Distinguished Service Award from Iowa ASFMRA