Leana Bouffard, chair of the Department of Sociology, and Jeff Bouffard, professor of sociology, recently published a study titled, “Still in the Shadows: Stalking Prosecution Rates’ Unresponsiveness to Increased Legislative Attention,” in the Journal of Criminal Justice. This exploratory study used official court data to examine trends in stalking cases relative to two major revisions … Continue reading Leana Bouffard, Jeff Bouffard publish study in the Journal of Criminal Justice
Abdi Kusow, professor of sociology, has published a chapter titled, “Slavery and the Slave Trade Within and Across the Red Sea Region: A Preliminary Conceptual Framework,” the in 2020 book Slavery, Resistance and Abolitions: A Pluralist Perspective.
Research on prejudice has historically employed Blumer’s group position as a theoretical alternative to Allport’s group conflict in understanding prejudice against members of minority groups. This study extends the theoretical parameters of group position into the domain of immigration by defining prejudice in terms of non-immigrant Americans versus immigrants. We find cultural identity threat and … Continue reading Kusow, DeLisi publish research in The Sociological Quarterly
J. Gordon Arbuckle, professor of sociology, is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. His extension programming centers on natural resource conservation and the environmental and social sustainability of agriculture. He brings social science research-based information to bear on … Continue reading Arbuckle receives Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award