Rusche and Jason win SSSP Teaching Social Problems Division's Outstanding Paper Competition
Congratulations Sarah Rusche and Kendra Jason on winning the 2012 SSSP Teaching Social Problems Division's Outstanding Paper Competition for their paper, "Welcoming the Personal as Sociological: Critical Self-Reflection and Transformation in the Classroom."
Parcel finds similar risk factors for child behavior problems in US and Great Britain
Professor Toby Parcel's recent study on child behavior problems is published online in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Benton wins Travel Award to attend RC28 conference
Richard Benton was awarded a competitive travel grant from the RC28 section of the International Sociological Association to attend and present his research at their summer research conference. The study is titled, "Stratification, Social Capital, and Market Transition: The Case of German Unification." Richard is the lead author, with coauthors Steve McDonald, Anna Manzoni, and David Warner.
Congratulations PFL award winners
Graduate students Candace Chambers and Laura Fitzwater were awarded Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching Graduates, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.
Michael Schulman to receive research award
Professor Michael Schulman will receive the 2012 Excellence in Research award at this summer's Rural Sociological Society meeting.