Dave Peters, associate professor of sociology and Extension rural sociologist, and Andy Hochstetler, professor of sociology, and their co-authors have been awarded the 2021 Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the Rural Sociological Society for their article, “The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Overdose Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum,” published in Rural Sociology.
Monic Behnken, LAS associate dean of equity, diversity and inclusion, and associate professor of sociology, has received a 2021 Iowa Character Award—Adult Citizen of Character (Honorable Mention). The awards are given annually by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Each year, the Ray Center recognizes Iowans who emulate the six pillars of CHARACTER … Continue reading Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award
Ann Oberhauser, professor of sociology and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, recently received the 2020 Emory Bogardus Teaching Excellence Award from Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology National Honor Society) in recognition of her dedication as a teacher, POS committee membership and mentoring of students.
Ilma Jahic, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, recently published a study titled, “Psychopathy and Violent Video Game Playing: Multiple Associations in a Juvenile Justice System Involved Sample,” in the journal Aggressive Behavior. Violent video game playing is a consistent risk factor for aggression, but research on its psychopathology and trait underpinnings are primarily … Continue reading Ilma Jahic publishes study in Aggressive Behavior