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
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."
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