Category: Publications and Accolades

Susan Stewart is editor, writer for sociology book about stepfamilies

Susan Stewart, professor of sociology, is an editor and contributing writer of “Multicultural Stepfamilies,” a book published by Cognella that provides students and researchers in the fields of sociology, social work and family studies with new theories, data and insight into the composition and diversity of modern stepfamilies. Specifically, Stewart wrote and contributed her research … Continue reading Susan Stewart is editor, writer for sociology book about stepfamilies

Shawn Dorius led several summer workshops

Shawn Dorius, assistant professor of sociology, participated in several workshops over the summer, both on and off campus. He was an instructor at the National Science Foundation-funded Midwest Big Data Summer School, held in May at Iowa State. He taught two seminars, including “An Introduction to Computational Propaganda Research” and “Visualizing Administrative Data with Tableau.” … Continue reading Shawn Dorius led several summer workshops

Ann Oberhauser receives Inclusion Initiative Grant, was visiting professor in Sweden

Ann Oberhauser, professor of sociology and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, was one of eight women directors at Iowa State who received an Inclusion Initiative Grant from the university’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion for 2019-20. The project, titled “Leading from the Middle: Creating a Network of Women Directors at ISU,” focuses … Continue reading Ann Oberhauser receives Inclusion Initiative Grant, was visiting professor in Sweden

Matt DeLisi publishes “Homicidal Ideation and Forensic Psychopathology: Evidence From the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)”

Matt DeLisi, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor and professor of sociology, has published a paper titled “Homicidal Ideation and Forensic Psychopathology: Evidence From the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)” in the Aug. 12, 2019, online edition of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. DeLisi’s co-authors are Jason Carbone, Wayne State University; Katherine … Continue reading Matt DeLisi publishes “Homicidal Ideation and Forensic Psychopathology: Evidence From the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS)”

Daniel Butler publishes “An Examination of the Influence of Exposure to Disciplinary Segregation on Recidivism”

Daniel Butler, assistant professor of sociology, has published “An Examination of the Influence of Exposure to Disciplinary Segregation on Recidivism” in the Aug. 13, 2019, online edition of the Crime & Delinquency Journal. His co-authors are Benjamin Steiner, University of Nebraska, Omaha; Matthew Makarios, University of Northern Iowa; and Lawrence Travis III, University of Cincinnati. … Continue reading Daniel Butler publishes “An Examination of the Influence of Exposure to Disciplinary Segregation on Recidivism”

Jeff Bouffard is co-author of article “Time-Series Analyses of the Impact of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law Implementation and Subsequent Modifications on Rates of Sexual Offenses”

Jeff Bouffard, professor of criminal justice studies in the Department of Sociology, and co-author LaQuana Askew, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, have published the article “Time-Series Analyses of the Impact of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law Implementation and Subsequent Modifications on Rates of Sexual Offenses” in the Crime & Delinquency Journal. The article … Continue reading Jeff Bouffard is co-author of article “Time-Series Analyses of the Impact of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Law Implementation and Subsequent Modifications on Rates of Sexual Offenses”

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