Maggie Norton, a graduate assistant in the Department of Sociology, was a speaker at the 2019 Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in July. Her presentation, “Water Scarcity in a Water-rich State: Northwest Iowa’s Groundwater Challenges and the Potential for Collaborative Governance,” was one of the most well-attended sessions at the conference.
Cornelia Flora, distinguished emeritus professor of sociology, received the 2019 Richard P. Haynes Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award in Agriculture, Food and Human Values from the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) at its annual conference, June 26-29, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. The award honors Flora’s career for outstanding contributions towards realizing the goals of … Continue reading Cornelia Flora honored with lifetime achievement award
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, associate 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