Tag: research

Shannon Harper is co-author of study published in Homicide Studies

Shannon Harper, assistant professor of sociology, published the study, “Testing the Systemic Model of Social Disorganization Theory in South Korean Neighborhoods: A Latent Class Growth Analysis Approach to Specifying Pathways to Homicide,” in the July 16, 2020, edition of Homicide Studies. Harper’s co-authors are Sujung Cho, Southern Illinois University, and Yung Hyeock Lee, Konkuk University. … Continue reading Shannon Harper is co-author of study published in Homicide Studies

David Peters publishes COVID-19 study in Rural Health

David Peters, associate professor of sociology and rural extension sociologist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, had his study, “Community Susceptibility and Resiliency to COVID-19 Across the Rural-Urban Continuum in the United States,” in the June 16, 2020, online edition of Rural Health. In this study, Peters created a COVID‐19 susceptibility scale at … Continue reading David Peters publishes COVID-19 study in Rural Health

Shawn Dorius receives grant to advance substance use recovery

An Iowa State team of researchers, led by associate professor of sociology Shawn Dorius, has received a $260,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to provide scientific support to the Iowa Department of Public Health as it works to advance substance use recovery resources in Iowa. The ISU team will collect … Continue reading Shawn Dorius receives grant to advance substance use recovery

Chris Morris receives Brown Graduate Fellowship

Chris Morris, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, recently received a Brown Graduate Fellowship from Iowa State’s Office of the Vice President for Research. Morris was awarded the $10,000 grant for evaluating farmers’ perspectives on conservation planning as part of the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, and for his contributions to the Consortium … Continue reading Chris Morris receives Brown Graduate Fellowship