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

International community builder: Matthew Fully

Matthew Fully (’17 sociology and criminal justice), plans to change the world by bringing people together with activism, volunteerism and community-building. Fully came to Iowa State University in 2015 as a transfer student from Des Moines Area Community College and began studying sociology and criminal justice. During his time on campus, he made his mark … Continue reading International community builder: Matthew Fully

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Purls of wisdom: Sara Clayton

Sara Clayton (’06 sociology and communication studies), spends nights knitting – which, according to Clayton, “isn’t just for your grandma!” – while she hangs out with her dog, Odin, and listens to true crime podcasts like My Favorite Murder. While she enjoys a wide variety of activities in her free time, one of her biggest … Continue reading Purls of wisdom: Sara Clayton

Sha’Kurra Evans: Sociology is the world right outside your window

Sha’Kurra Evans (’18 sociology), Iowa State University student, Multicultural Vision Program scholar, McNair Scholar and first-generation college student was a twelve-year-old girl on a playground with her siblings the first time she was called by a racial slur. She remembers going home and telling her father about the incident, and her father sat Evans and … Continue reading Sha’Kurra Evans: Sociology is the world right outside your window

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

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm | Neil Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall
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Agriculture: Women taking new roles

Dr. Ann Oberhauser, director of women’s and gender studies and professor of sociology and Dr. Carmen Bain, associate professor of sociology discuss women’s new roles in agriculture.

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm
CATEGORIES: Graduate students, News

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

April 20-20, 2018, 4:30-6:00pm