Matt DeLisi, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor, earned a 2020 Noteworthy Article designation from the Journal of Forensic Sciences for his study, “Homicidal Ideation and Forensic Psychopathology: Evidence from the 2016 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS).”
Ilma Jahic, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, recently published a study titled, “Psychopathy and Violent Video Game Playing: Multiple Associations in a Juvenile Justice System Involved Sample,” in the journal Aggressive Behavior. Violent video game playing is a consistent risk factor for aggression, but research on its psychopathology and trait underpinnings are primarily … Continue reading Ilma Jahic publishes study in Aggressive Behavior
Jenny Macken, academic advisor for the Department of Sociology, received a COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award from Iowa State University for successfully establishing the Criminal Justice Learning Community during a pandemic.
Leana Bouffard, chair of the Department of Sociology, has received the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. This award honors outstanding mentors who, during the course of their career, have made a significant contribution to the professional development of graduate students and junior faculty members in criminal justice.
Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, has published a study titled “Courting Justice: Tracing the Evolution and Future of Domestic Violence Courts (DVCs)” in the journal Feminist Criminology. Her research reviews the etiology and history of specialty courts for intimate partner violence, discusses the common programming components implemented by courts nationwide, and provides an assessment … Continue reading Shannon Harper publishes study in Feminist Criminology
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, and his team of researchers have received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to advance substance use recovery in the Iowa. In this project, the researchers provide scientific support to the Iowa Department of Public Health as it works to advance substance use … Continue reading Shawn Dorius earns grant to advance substance use recovery
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control to assist the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Substance Abuse Bureau to develop stronger relationships between critical surveillance and prevention partners and increase the use of data to inform and evaluate prevention initiatives. ISU will partner with IDPH in … Continue reading Shawn Dorius receives grant from Centers for Disease Control
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, published a study titled “In the Eyes of the Beholder: How China and the U.S. See Each Other” in the Journal of Contemporary China. Using data obtained from nationally representative, cross-nationally comparable public opinion surveys conducted in the US and China in 2015, we compare the attitudes of Chinese … Continue reading Shawn Dorius publishes research in the Journal of Contemporary China
We report results of original research based on a nationwide online survey of US adults that contained a number of questions measuring Americans’ attitudes toward China, including the trade war. Our analysis shows that the American public is sharply divided over the trade war, despite reporting high support for international trade with China (76%). Using … Continue reading Shawn Dorius—American’s Attitudes towards China-US Trade War