Diego Thompson (MS ’10 sociology, sustainable agriculture; Ph.D. ’14 sociology, sustainable agriculture) credits Professors Emeritus of sociology Cornelia and Jan Flora for nurturing his desire to help rural, disadvantaged groups.
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.
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