Sonja Lindberg, research associate in the Department of Sociology, has been selected to serve as student representative of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS). The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application and dissemination of sociological knowledge.
Shawn Dorius, associate professor of sociology, had his research featured at ISU Day at the Capitol on March 5. With funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Data Science for the Public Good is a summer fellows program that trains the next generation of social and computer scientists … Continue reading Shawn Dorius presents research at ISU Day at the Capitol
An Iowa State team of researchers, led by associate professor of sociology Shawn Dorius, has received a $260,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to provide scientific support to the Iowa Department of Public Health as it works to advance substance use recovery resources in Iowa. The ISU team will collect … Continue reading Shawn Dorius receives grant to advance substance use recovery
Iowa State’s U.S. Latino/a Studies Program (USLS) has named Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, as a featured faculty member on its website. Harper will also be teaching a new joint USLS and criminal justice course this fall, Latinas and Victimization: Examining Survival Strategies and Justice (CJST/USLS 360X).
Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology and director of the Leadership Studies Program, presented “An Intersectional Perspective on Community Leadership” March 7 at the University of Iowa Women’s Summit. Behnken’s talk helped attendees recognize how their various social identities are a grounding source of strength in the context of community leadership.