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Remembering Dr. Bill Stinner, former department head of USU Sociology and Director of the Yun Kim Population Research Lab
In Memoriam: Dr. William Stinner 1938-2021

In Memoriam: Dr. William Stinner 1938-2021

Remembering Dr. Bill Stinner, former department head of USU Sociology and Director of the Yun Kim Population Research Lab

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Study Abroad
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Sociology and technical communications students experience a study abroad in Morocco with professors Peg Petrzelka and Rebecca Walton.
Adventures in an exotic study abroad to Morocco

Adventures in an exotic study abroad to Morocco

Sociology and technical communications students experience a study abroad in Morocco with professors Peg Petrzelka and Rebecca Walton.

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Holly Jeffcoat is named Dean of SMU Libraries. Holly Jeffcoat graduated with an M.S. in sociology from USU before earning her M.A. in library science at Arizona State University.
Alumna Holly Jeffcoat

Alumna Holly Jeffcoat

Holly Jeffcoat is named Dean of SMU Libraries. Holly Jeffcoat graduated with an M.S. in sociology from USU before earning her M.A. in library science at Arizona State University.

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Joyce Mumah, a 2011 graduate, talks with us about her work as an Associate Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center.
Alumni Spotlight: Joyce Mumah

Alumni Spotlight: Joyce Mumah

Joyce Mumah, a 2011 graduate, talks with us about her work as an Associate Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center.

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Alumni Spotlight
Michael Sanderson
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After earning his BA and MA from USU, Michael Sanderson went on to work at the Utah Department of Health before moving to his current position in the NYC Department of Health. He shares his experience.
Alumni Spotlight: Michael Sanderson

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Sanderson

After earning his BA and MA from USU, Michael Sanderson went on to work at the Utah Department of Health before moving to his current position in the NYC Department of Health. He shares his experience.

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Alumni Spotlight
Samantha Patterson
2018 graduate Samantha Patterson discusses her path to Horrocks Engineers, where she works as an Environmental Public Involvement Specialist.
Alumni Spotlight: Samantha Patterson

Alumni Spotlight: Samantha Patterson

2018 graduate Samantha Patterson discusses her path to Horrocks Engineers, where she works as an Environmental Public Involvement Specialist.

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Sofiya Yuvshanova
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2016 graduate and Fulbright scholar, Sofiya Yuvshanova, discusses her work as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the UN.
Alumni Spotlight: Sofiya Yuvshanova

Alumni Spotlight: Sofiya Yuvshanova

2016 graduate and Fulbright scholar, Sofiya Yuvshanova, discusses her work as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the UN.

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Stephanie Malin
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Alumni Spotlight
Stephanie Malin speaks with us about her job as Assistant Professor at Colorado State University.
Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Malin

Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Malin

Stephanie Malin speaks with us about her job as Assistant Professor at Colorado State University.

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Sun Y. Jeon
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2017 graduate Sun Jeon discusses her path to UCSF School of Medicine, where she works as a senior statistician.
Alumni Spotlight: Sun Y. Jeon

Alumni Spotlight: Sun Y. Jeon

2017 graduate Sun Jeon discusses her path to UCSF School of Medicine, where she works as a senior statistician.

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Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde
Seth Archer
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Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and Seth Archer discuss the founding of their Tanner Talk, “Race, Ethnicity, and Health: Historical and Contemporary Disparities.”
An Interview with Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and Seth Archer

An Interview with Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and Seth Archer

Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and Seth Archer discuss the founding of their Tanner Talk, “Race, Ethnicity, and Health: Historical and Contemporary Disparities.”

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Christy Glass
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Researcher of the Year, Christy Glass, focuses her work on gender and racial/ethnic inequalities in work organizations.
Christy Glass chosen as the Researcher of the Year

Christy Glass chosen as the Researcher of the Year

Researcher of the Year, Christy Glass, focuses her work on gender and racial/ethnic inequalities in work organizations.

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True Blue Award
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Corinna Knowles
True Blue Award Winner Corinna Knowles is the Program Coordinator for the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology.
Corinna Knowles named winner of True Blue Award

Corinna Knowles named winner of True Blue Award

True Blue Award Winner Corinna Knowles is the Program Coordinator for the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology.

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Read about the latest publications from USU Sociology faculty – featuring publications from Jennifer Givens and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde.
December Publications Release

December Publications Release

Read about the latest publications from USU Sociology faculty – featuring publications from Jennifer Givens and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde.

Jessica Schad
Hyojun Park
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New Faculty
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The Department of Sociology at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes two new faculty members, Hyojun Park and Jessica Schad.
Department of Sociology Welcomes New Faculty

Department of Sociology Welcomes New Faculty

The Department of Sociology at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes two new faculty members, Hyojun Park and Jessica Schad.

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Douglas Jackson-Smith
Rural Sociological Society
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Doug Jackson-Smith has been announced as the 2016-17 President-Elect of the Rural Sociological Society.
Douglas Jackson-Smith becomes the new President-Elect of RSS

Douglas Jackson-Smith becomes the new President-Elect of RSS

Doug Jackson-Smith has been announced as the 2016-17 President-Elect of the Rural Sociological Society.

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Courtney Flint
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Dr. Courtney Flint, interdisciplinary environmental and natural resource sociologist, presents at the 6th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science in Vienna, Austria.
Dr. Courtney Flint presents her research in Vienna

Dr. Courtney Flint presents her research in Vienna

Dr. Courtney Flint, interdisciplinary environmental and natural resource sociologist, presents at the 6th Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science in Vienna, Austria.

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Dr. Courtney Flint was recently awarded the 2016 Natural Resources Research & Interest Group William R. Freudenburg Award of Merit at the Rural Sociological Society Meeting.
Dr. Courtney Flint was recently awarded the 2016 Natural Resources Research & Interest Group William R. Freudenburg Award of Merit

Dr. Courtney Flint was recently awarded the 2016 Natural Resources Research & Interest Group William R. Freudenburg Award of Merit

Dr. Courtney Flint was recently awarded the 2016 Natural Resources Research & Interest Group William R. Freudenburg Award of Merit at the Rural Sociological Society Meeting.

Evelyn Funda
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Matthew Sanders
Eric Reither
Dr. Eric Reither was recently named as Associate Dean of Research by Joseph Ward, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Science.
Dr. Eric Reither has been named as Associate Dean of Research

Dr. Eric Reither has been named as Associate Dean of Research

Dr. Eric Reither was recently named as Associate Dean of Research by Joseph Ward, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Science.

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Marisela Martinez-Cola
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The seed grant supports her efforts to create The Bricks Before Brown Digital Map, an interactive website that provides K-12 students and educators with information on desegregation cases filed before Brown v. Board of Education.
Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola awarded 2020 Research Catalyst seed grant through Office of Research

Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola awarded 2020 Research Catalyst seed grant through Office of Research

The seed grant supports her efforts to create The Bricks Before Brown Digital Map, an interactive website that provides K-12 students and educators with information on desegregation cases filed before Brown v. Board of Education.

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Ryan Knowles
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Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola, along with Dr. Ryan Knowles, has been awarded the RC Catalyst SEED Grant
Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola awarded RC Catalyst SEED Grant

Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola awarded RC Catalyst SEED Grant

Dr. Marisela Martinez-Cola, along with Dr. Ryan Knowles, has been awarded the RC Catalyst SEED Grant

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Mehmet Soyer
Dr. Mehmet Soyer is interviewed on Fox 13 about the research he is conducting to determine whether asmtha is caused by genetics or poor air quality.
Dr. Mehmet Soyer: on air quality and asthma

Dr. Mehmet Soyer: on air quality and asthma

Dr. Mehmet Soyer is interviewed on Fox 13 about the research he is conducting to determine whether asmtha is caused by genetics or poor air quality.

E. Helen Berry
New York Times
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E. Helen Berry's edited book, Rural Aging in 21st Century America, with Nina Glasgow, was called "essential" by the New York Times
E. Helen Berry's edited book called "essential" by New York Times

E. Helen Berry's edited book called "essential" by New York Times

E. Helen Berry's edited book, Rural Aging in 21st Century America, with Nina Glasgow, was called "essential" by the New York Times

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Professor Eddy Berry, Director of the graduate program in Sociology and the Director of the Yun Kim Population Lab, receives award from the Center for Women and Gender.
Eddy Berry Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Eddy Berry Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Eddy Berry, Director of the graduate program in Sociology and the Director of the Yun Kim Population Lab, receives award from the Center for Women and Gender.

Marisela Martinez-Cola
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Bonnie Glass-Coffin
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Sociology and Social Work faculty members work to advance equity and inclusion at annual symposium.
Faculty Present at Inclusive Excellence Symposium

Faculty Present at Inclusive Excellence Symposium

Sociology and Social Work faculty members work to advance equity and inclusion at annual symposium.

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Jess Lucero
Jess Lucero, MSW Program Coordinator and Associate Professor, is recognized for her volunteer work with refugees in Cache valley.
Faculty Spotlight: Jess Lucero

Faculty Spotlight: Jess Lucero

Jess Lucero, MSW Program Coordinator and Associate Professor, is recognized for her volunteer work with refugees in Cache valley.

Scott Peterson
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Haley Sorenson
Cassidy Gummersall
Mehmet Soyer
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Mehmet Soyer, Temporary Assistant Professor of Sociology, has recently helped many USU student present their original research.
Faculty and student research collaborations

Faculty and student research collaborations

Mehmet Soyer, Temporary Assistant Professor of Sociology, has recently helped many USU student present their original research.

International Symposium on Society and Resource Management
ISSRM
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Students and faculty will present at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM).
Faculty and students present research

Faculty and students present research

Students and faculty will present at the 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM).

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Nathaniel Boehme, a history alumnus of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is the nation's first fulltime coordinator for veterans. He works for the Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs
First U.S. fulltime coordinator for LGBTQ vets keynotes CHaSS, USU events

First U.S. fulltime coordinator for LGBTQ vets keynotes CHaSS, USU events

Nathaniel Boehme, a history alumnus of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is the nation's first fulltime coordinator for veterans. He works for the Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs

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Mudasir Mustafa
Mudasir Mustafa, a first year PhD student was selected to attend a demography workshop through the University of Cailfornia, Berkeley.
First year PhD student attends Formal Demography workshop through UC Berkeley

First year PhD student attends Formal Demography workshop through UC Berkeley

Mudasir Mustafa, a first year PhD student was selected to attend a demography workshop through the University of Cailfornia, Berkeley.

Criminal Justice
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Sociology bachelor's degrees and criminal justice emphasis now available entirely online
Four-year sociology degree now available online

Four-year sociology degree now available online

Sociology bachelor's degrees and criminal justice emphasis now available entirely online

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Chung-won Lee
CDC
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Chung-won Lee completed her PhD in 2000 with a focus in demography and public health.
From USU to CDC

From USU to CDC

Chung-won Lee completed her PhD in 2000 with a focus in demography and public health.

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Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde has been elected as Council Member of the American Sociological Association Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section for a 3-year term.
Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde elected as Council Member of the ASA Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section

Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde elected as Council Member of the ASA Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section

Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde has been elected as Council Member of the American Sociological Association Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section for a 3-year term.

Wu Xu
Gulzar H. Shah
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Yun Kim Population Lab
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Graduates reunite at Yun Kim Population Lab 50th anniversary celebration and a week later publish an article called "Health Informatics Innovations & Applications"
Gulzar H. Shah and Wu Xu Reunite at the Pop Lab Celebration

Gulzar H. Shah and Wu Xu Reunite at the Pop Lab Celebration

Graduates reunite at Yun Kim Population Lab 50th anniversary celebration and a week later publish an article called "Health Informatics Innovations & Applications"

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The Scotsman
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Students and faculty reimagined USU's famous song. View the list of winners and read the new lyrics.
Homecoming With SSWA: Rewrite "The Scotsman"

Homecoming With SSWA: Rewrite "The Scotsman"

Students and faculty reimagined USU's famous song. View the list of winners and read the new lyrics.

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Wu Xu
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Dr. Wu Xu is awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence for outstanding public service.
In the News: USU Alumna Wins Governor's Award for Excellence

In the News: USU Alumna Wins Governor's Award for Excellence

Dr. Wu Xu is awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence for outstanding public service.

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Start the New Year with the newest publications from USU Sociology faculty.
January Publications Release

January Publications Release

Start the New Year with the newest publications from USU Sociology faculty.

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Jessica Schad
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In August 2020, Dr. Jessica Schad was a guest along with Drs. Jordan Smith and Zach Miller on the first Research Landscapes event of the year.
Jessica Schad a guest on the first Research Landscapes event of the year

Jessica Schad a guest on the first Research Landscapes event of the year

In August 2020, Dr. Jessica Schad was a guest along with Drs. Jordan Smith and Zach Miller on the first Research Landscapes event of the year.

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Jessica Ulrich-Schad
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Dr. Schad has been invited to serve a three year term an Associate Editor for the Rural Sociology journal starting in January 2021.
Jessica Ulrich-Schad to serve three-year term as Associate Editor for journal of Rural Sociology

Jessica Ulrich-Schad to serve three-year term as Associate Editor for journal of Rural Sociology

Dr. Schad has been invited to serve a three year term an Associate Editor for the Rural Sociology journal starting in January 2021.

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Erin Hofmann
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Sojung Lum
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Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
June 2021 Sociology Publications

June 2021 Sociology Publications

Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Aggie Heroes
Koralene Tapoof
Koralene Tapoof, sociology student at Uintah Basin Regional Campus, was named a 2018 Aggie Hero.
Koralene Tapoof named Aggie Hero

Koralene Tapoof named Aggie Hero

Koralene Tapoof, sociology student at Uintah Basin Regional Campus, was named a 2018 Aggie Hero.

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Courtney Flint
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Researcher Courtney Flint, a natural resources sociologist, will address how understanding the relationship between Utah's lands and personal well being.
Land-use and Personal Wellbeing is Topic for USU's Research Landscapes

Land-use and Personal Wellbeing is Topic for USU's Research Landscapes

Researcher Courtney Flint, a natural resources sociologist, will address how understanding the relationship between Utah's lands and personal well being.

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Read about two new publications from Sociology Graduate Student, Baksun Sung
March 2021 Publications Release

March 2021 Publications Release

Read about two new publications from Sociology Graduate Student, Baksun Sung

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Marisela Martinez-Cola
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2020's Giraffe Award Winner Marisela Martinez-Cola pursued equity and inclusion in teaching, research, and service. Marisela found new approaches to engage underrepresented students.
Marisela Martinez-Cola named 2020 Giraffe Award Winner

Marisela Martinez-Cola named 2020 Giraffe Award Winner

2020's Giraffe Award Winner Marisela Martinez-Cola pursued equity and inclusion in teaching, research, and service. Marisela found new approaches to engage underrepresented students.

Marisela Martinez-Cola
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Marisela Martinez-Cola presents her publication: Collectors, Nightlights, and Allies, Oh My! White Mentors in the Academy
Marisela Martinez-Cola presents her newest publication

Marisela Martinez-Cola presents her newest publication

Marisela Martinez-Cola presents her publication: Collectors, Nightlights, and Allies, Oh My! White Mentors in the Academy

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Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
May Publications Release

May Publications Release

Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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New Faculty
Gabriele Ciciurkaite
Gabriele Ciciurkaite will join our faculty in Fall 2016 after completing her PhD in Sociology at the University of Kentucky.
New Faculty Member - Gabriele Ciciurkaite

New Faculty Member - Gabriele Ciciurkaite

Gabriele Ciciurkaite will join our faculty in Fall 2016 after completing her PhD in Sociology at the University of Kentucky.

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Jennifer Givens
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New Faculty
Jennifer Givens will also be joining our faculty in Fall 2016. Prior to joining us, Jennifer was an Assistant Professor at Washington State University.
New Faculty Member - Jennifer Givens

New Faculty Member - Jennifer Givens

Jennifer Givens will also be joining our faculty in Fall 2016. Prior to joining us, Jennifer was an Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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Sojung Lim
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Eric Reither
A new publication from USU Sociology's Dr. Eric Reither and Dr. Sojung Lim highlights black-white disparities for the vaccine during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and what that means for the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Publication: Black-White Disparities in 2009 H1N1 Vaccination among Adults in the United States: A Cautionary Tale for the COVID-19 Pandemic

New Publication: Black-White Disparities in 2009 H1N1 Vaccination among Adults in the United States: A Cautionary Tale for the COVID-19 Pandemic

A new publication from USU Sociology's Dr. Eric Reither and Dr. Sojung Lim highlights black-white disparities for the vaccine during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and what that means for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.”
New SSWA social justice scholarship

New SSWA social justice scholarship

Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.”

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See the newest research from our very own Sociology faculty members, Courtney Flint, Jennifer Givens, and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde
Newest Publications from Sociology Faculty

Newest Publications from Sociology Faculty

See the newest research from our very own Sociology faculty members, Courtney Flint, Jennifer Givens, and Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde

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Publication
Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
November Publications Release

November Publications Release

Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Peggy Petrzelka
Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Peggy Petrzelka joined Utah State University in 2001, after receiving her M.S. in Rural Sociology and PhD in Sociology from Iowa State University.
Peggy Petrzelka chosen as Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year

Peggy Petrzelka chosen as Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year

Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Peggy Petrzelka joined Utah State University in 2001, after receiving her M.S. in Rural Sociology and PhD in Sociology from Iowa State University.

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Kristen Koci
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PhD candidate Kristen Koci wins best oral presentation award at the Break the Cycle of Health Disparities Conference at Emory University.
PhD Candidate Kristen Koci

PhD Candidate Kristen Koci

PhD candidate Kristen Koci wins best oral presentation award at the Break the Cycle of Health Disparities Conference at Emory University.

Erika Lindstrom
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Erika Lindstrom has received the Whitney Milligan Professional Staff Contribution Award for the second time for her contributions to the Residence Hall Association.
PhD Student receives award for contributions to the Residence Hall Association

PhD Student receives award for contributions to the Residence Hall Association

Erika Lindstrom has received the Whitney Milligan Professional Staff Contribution Award for the second time for her contributions to the Residence Hall Association.

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Five members of the Sociology Program recently completed a study of racial and gender bias in Utah's legal profession.
Racial and Gender Bias in Utah's Legal Profession

Racial and Gender Bias in Utah's Legal Profession

Five members of the Sociology Program recently completed a study of racial and gender bias in Utah's legal profession.

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Eric Reither
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Sojung Lim
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Max Roberts
Research done by Sociology Ph.D. student (Max Roberts) and faculty (Drs. Eric Reither and Sojung Lim) is featured in New York Magazine for its implications for COVID-19 Pandemic.
Research by Sociology Ph.D. Student and Faculty Featured in New York Magazine

Research by Sociology Ph.D. Student and Faculty Featured in New York Magazine

Research done by Sociology Ph.D. student (Max Roberts) and faculty (Drs. Eric Reither and Sojung Lim) is featured in New York Magazine for its implications for COVID-19 Pandemic.

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In the social sciences, we research people. It rests right in the name of our college: Humanities and Social Sciences.
Science of humans

Science of humans

In the social sciences, we research people. It rests right in the name of our college: Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
September Publications Release

September Publications Release

Access the newest publications from sociology faculty at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Eric Reither
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Eric Reither, a USU sociologist, has received a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to find links between sleep and weight gain
Sociologist's $2.1M Grant | CHaSS

Sociologist's $2.1M Grant

Eric Reither, a USU sociologist, has received a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to find links between sleep and weight gain

Claudia Méndez Wright
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Claudia Méndez Wright created resources for Utah Latinos affected by COVID-19.
Sociology PhD student creates resources for Latinx community during COVID-19 pandemic

Sociology PhD student creates resources for Latinx community during COVID-19 pandemic

Claudia Méndez Wright created resources for Utah Latinos affected by COVID-19.

Washington Post
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Max Roberts
Max Roberts, Sociology PhD student was featured in a Washington Post article about life expectancy and racial disparity between Black and White men in Washington D.C.
Sociology PhD student featured in Washington Post

Sociology PhD student featured in Washington Post

Max Roberts, Sociology PhD student was featured in a Washington Post article about life expectancy and racial disparity between Black and White men in Washington D.C.

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Information and application for Human Rights and Social Justice Ambassador.
The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology (SSWA) announces the creation of a new student scholarship: The Human Rights and Social Justice Ambassadorship
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USU becomes one of just 137 total members having the Carnegie R1 classification in the nation and was one of nine to obtain this status in 2021. This designation shows that Utah State is a national leader in research and graduate education.
USU Attains Prestigious Carnegie R1 Classification, Joins Highest Level of Research Institutions

USU Attains Prestigious Carnegie R1 Classification, Joins Highest Level of Research Institutions

USU becomes one of just 137 total members having the Carnegie R1 classification in the nation and was one of nine to obtain this status in 2021. This designation shows that Utah State is a national leader in research and graduate education.

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USU Eastern's Police Officer Academy graduates first class of cadets after the program's expansion to USU Blanding in a new video and hands on format that is the first-of-its-kind.
USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

USU Eastern Police Academy links to Blanding in a first-of-its-kind program

USU Eastern's Police Officer Academy graduates first class of cadets after the program's expansion to USU Blanding in a new video and hands on format that is the first-of-its-kind.

Center for Intersectional Gender Studies and Research
Christy Glass
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Utah State University has announced plans for the next phase of its academic programs and research efforts in the area of gender studies.
USU Re-imagines Gender Studies and Programs

USU Re-imagines Gender Studies and Programs

Utah State University has announced plans for the next phase of its academic programs and research efforts in the area of gender studies.

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Courtney Flint
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Courtney Flint has been appointed to a national committee by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
USU Sociology's Courtney Flint appointed to national committee

USU Sociology's Courtney Flint appointed to national committee

Courtney Flint has been appointed to a national committee by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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Mehmet Soyer
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Dr. Mehmet Soyer has been named Utah State's Undergraduate Mentor of the Year.
USU Sociology's Dr. Mehmet Soyer named Undergraduate Mentor of the Year

USU Sociology's Dr. Mehmet Soyer named Undergraduate Mentor of the Year

Dr. Mehmet Soyer has been named Utah State's Undergraduate Mentor of the Year.

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Dr. Courtney Flint’s student field team conducted wellbeing surveys across 16 Utah cities.
Utah Wellbeing Project

Utah Wellbeing Project

Dr. Courtney Flint’s student field team conducted wellbeing surveys across 16 Utah cities.

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Be sure to catch the Utah Wellbeing Project (led by USU Sociology professor Courtney Flint) on Fox 13 afternoon news Friday, February 5, 2021.
Utah Wellbeing Project on Fox 13 News

Utah Wellbeing Project on Fox 13 News

Be sure to catch the Utah Wellbeing Project (led by USU Sociology professor Courtney Flint) on Fox 13 afternoon news Friday, February 5, 2021.

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Mark Brennan
Dr. Mark Brennan, Professor and UNESCO Chair of Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development at Penn State University, visited the SSWA Department for a few days in April.
Visit from Dr. Mark Brennan

Visit from Dr. Mark Brennan

Dr. Mark Brennan, Professor and UNESCO Chair of Rural Community, Leadership, and Youth Development at Penn State University, visited the SSWA Department for a few days in April.

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Undergraduate Mary Briggs Ott offers interviewing advice for other sociology students.
“10 Tips to Use Your Sociology Major to Land Your Dream Job”

“10 Tips to Use Your Sociology Major to Land Your Dream Job”

Undergraduate Mary Briggs Ott offers interviewing advice for other sociology students.