CATEGORIES: Graduate students, News

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

CATEGORIES: Recent placement

Gabrielle Roesch-McNally accepts a position as a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the USDA PNW Climate Hub

Congratulations to Gabrielle Roesch-McNally for successfully defending her PhD dissertation! She also accepted a position as a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the USDA PNW Climate Hub based in Corvallis Oregon. "The mission of the Climate Hubs is to develop and deliver science-based, region-specific information and technologies, with USDA agencies and partners, to agricultural and natural resource … Continue reading Gabrielle Roesch-McNally accepts a position as a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the USDA PNW Climate Hub

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Ahna Kruzic Accepts Position with Food First

Ahna Kruzic (MS) will join Food First as the publications and communications coordinator. Anna’s position will include "managing the processes associated with the publishing of activist research that supports food justice, food sovereignty, and anti-oppression work — from building relationships with activist researchers, requesting submissions, reviewing manuscripts, and publicizing research."

CATEGORIES: Graduate students

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

Itzel Padrón Zuñiga Receives 2016 Sociologists for Women in Society Undergraduate Social Action Award

Itzel Padron Zuniga, who is double majoring in Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies, was awarded the Sociologists for Women in Society Undergraduate Social Action Award for 2016. Itzel was recognized for her campus activism advocating for a campus climate safe from sexual assault and rape culture. Sociologists for Women in Society is sociology’s largest … Continue reading Itzel Padrón Zuñiga Receives 2016 Sociologists for Women in Society Undergraduate Social Action Award

CATEGORIES: News

The George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship Reaches Fundraising Goal

The Department of Sociology at Iowa State University has reached its fundraising goal of $100,000 to endow the George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship in Rural Sociology. The George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship in Rural Sociology was created to recognize and honor the life-long contributions of Professor George M. Beal in the creation and prominence of … Continue reading The George M. Beal Distinguished Lectureship Reaches Fundraising Goal