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Learning to protect and serve

Carlos Hobbs (’24 criminal justice) has his sights set on a future career with the FBI. His summer internship with the Ames Police Department is a great first step.

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Grace under pressure

Aliya Warth (junior, sociology) has faced more challenges than any college student should. But they are not going to let that stop them from changing the world.


Peters, Hochstetler receive Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award

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.


Ann Oberhauser receives teaching award from AKD

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 publishes study in Aggressive Behavior

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