Tag: Monic Behnken

Monic Behnken spoke at the University of Iowa Women’s Summit

Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology and director of the Leadership Studies Program, presented “An Intersectional Perspective on Community Leadership” March 7 at the University of Iowa Women’s Summit. Behnken’s talk helped attendees recognize how their various social identities are a grounding source of strength in the context of community leadership.

Monic Behnken is panelist for discussion about ‘Just Mercy’

Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology and director of the Leadership Studies Program, participated in a Feb. 4 panel discussion at the Ames Public Library about the book and movie, “Just Mercy.” In addition to Behnken, panelists were William “Novonty” Lawrence, associate professor, Greenlee School of Journalism; and Shawn Smith, The Smith Law Firm, PC. … Continue reading Monic Behnken is panelist for discussion about ‘Just Mercy’

Team led by Monic Behnken earns valuable grant

Monic Behnken, associate professor of sociology and director of the Leadership Studies Program, together with a collaborative team of researchers, was recently awarded a grant by the SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation. Fifty applications for the grant were received. Behnken’s team earned one of … Continue reading Team led by Monic Behnken earns valuable grant