Student Spotlight: Taea Bonner

Taea Bonner (’19 criminal justice studies and sociology) was co-winner of the “Most Recognized Poster” at the McNair Conference on April 16, 2019 and is a Dean’s High-Impact Research Award winner.


Arbuckle, Bain, Dorius promoted

Three Department of Sociology faculty members recently received promotions. J. Arbuckle and Carmen Bain were each promoted to professor, and Shawn Dorius was promoted to associate professor with tenure. Arbuckle’s research and extension efforts focus on improving the environmental and social performance of agricultural systems. His main area of interest is drivers of farmer and … Continue reading Arbuckle, Bain, Dorius promoted

Elcy Timothy finds her fit in the Department of Sociology

Elcy Timothy (’20 sociology) came to Iowa State University as a biology major with the intention of becoming a marine biologist and getting her master’s degree somewhere on the coast. While she found the subject matter interesting, she began to lose interest. Like many students, Timothy was unsure if she should switch from a major … Continue reading Elcy Timothy finds her fit in the Department of Sociology