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Sociology Ph.D. Ramesh Balayar Wins Teaching Excellence Award

Ramesh Balayar of the Iowa State University Department of Sociology, won the Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award for Fall 2018. According to the Graduate College, the purpose of the award is to "recognize and encourage outstanding achievement by graduate students in teaching." The Graduate College honors up to 10 percent of teaching graduate students each … Continue reading Sociology Ph.D. Ramesh Balayar Wins Teaching Excellence Award

Jacob Erickson receives Extra Yard for Teachers honor

Jacob Erickson, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology, received the Extra Yard for Teachers honor during the September 15 Iowa State University football game against the Oklahoma Sooners. Erickson was nominated by Iowa State Cyclone football player Jamahl Johnson. Johnson, with the help of Erickson, raised his GPA from a 2.2 to a 3.2. … Continue reading Jacob Erickson receives Extra Yard for Teachers honor

2018-2019 Department of Sociology Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to 2018-2019 scholarship recipients. Please join us in recognizing our students at the Alpha Kappa Delta Scholarship Reception. George Henry and Maude Drew Von Tungeln Scholarship: Alfredo Hernandez Center for Creative Justice Criminal Justice Award: Rodney Harris George Freeman Memorial Scholarship: Sonja Lindberg Gerald E. and D. Eileen Klonglan Scholarship: Deborah Burns & Naboth … Continue reading 2018-2019 Department of Sociology Scholarships Awarded

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Sociology Ph.D. Student Deborah Burns Wins Teaching Excellence Award

Deborah Burns, Ph.D. student in the Iowa State University Department of Sociology, won the Graduate College Teaching Excellence Award for Fall 2017. According to the Graduate College, the purpose of the award is to "recognize and encourage outstanding achievement by graduate students in teaching." The Graduate College honors up to 10 percent of teaching graduate … Continue reading Sociology Ph.D. Student Deborah Burns Wins Teaching Excellence Award

Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study Opioid Risks in Non‐Metropolitan Communities

A new Ph.D. research assistantship is available in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. This assistantship will be funded as part of a new project identifying and disseminating effective place-based strategies to reduce opioid risks and hazards in rural and micropolitan communities experiencing social disorganization due to economic and farm restructuring. The assistantship … Continue reading Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study Opioid Risks in Non‐Metropolitan Communities

Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study the Social Dimensions and Governance of Gene-Edited Foods

A Ph.D. research assistantship is available in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. This assistantship will be funded as part of a new project examining the social dimensions and governance of foods derived from gene edited crops. Gene edited foods will likely create controversy and pose major governance challenges because of the technology’s … Continue reading Apply Now: Ph.D. Research Assistantship to Study the Social Dimensions and Governance of Gene-Edited Foods

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Co-Sleeping: New book by Dr. Susan Stewart, Professor of Sociology

AMES, Iowa – Parents know that co-sleeping is considered a no-no, but many still allow their children to crawl into bed with them at night. Doctors generally discourage co-sleeping, because of its link to sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. However, Susan Stewart, a professor of sociology at Iowa State University, found that many parents … Continue reading Co-Sleeping: New book by Dr. Susan Stewart, Professor of Sociology

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LeAnn Cabage, Ph.D. Candidate, had her article featured in the Syracuse Institute for Veterans and Military Families “research brief” series

Congratulations to Dr. Anastasia Prokos and Ph.D. candidate, LeAnn Cabage. Their article, “Women Military Veterans, Disability, and Employment” was highlighted in the Syracuse Institute for Veterans and Military Families “research brief” series. This study contributes to the growing body of literature about women veterans of the U.S. military by investigating how veteran status and disability … Continue reading LeAnn Cabage, Ph.D. Candidate, had her article featured in the Syracuse Institute for Veterans and Military Families “research brief” series