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Laura Patterson featured in Daily Camera

Nov. 13, 2023

Laura Patterson and Marshall Smit h were interviewed by the Boulder Daily Camera for their work on horror films – and they were also interviewed live on KDVR’s morning show to talk about the sociology of horror films and give some Halloween-week horror film recommendations!

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Liam Downey New Book Published by NYU Press

Nov. 6, 2023

“The Violent Underpinnings of American Life: How Violence Maintains Social Order in the U.S.” The Violent Underpinnings of American Life asserts that violence—far from going against American ideals—is as American as apple pie, central to the country’s social order and the dominance of its most powerful groups. Drawing from extensive...

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Join the Sociology Club!

Sept. 20, 2023

Fall 2023 Meetings Welcome Meeting : Join the sociology club to learn about upcoming events and get to know other sociology students! This club is not restricted to majors or minors so bring your friends. Tuesday, September 26 th , at 5:00 p.m. in Ketchum 371 What Can I Do...


David Pyrooz Published Article

Sept. 19, 2023

David Pyrooz published an article, “The residue of imprisonment: Prisoner reentry and carceral gang spillover,” in Justice Quarterly


Brigid Mark Co-Authored Article Published in Energy Research & Social Science

Aug. 28, 2023

Corrie Grosse and Brigid Mark. “A Review of Native-led Renewable Electricity in the United States: Supports, Barriers, and Recommendations for Solar and Wind Development that Advances Sovereignty.” Energy Research and Social Science 103 ( 103243). *equal authorship

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David Pyrooz Featured on Texas Public Radio

Aug. 27, 2023

David Pyrooz contributed to reporting by Texas Public Radio on heat-related deaths in the Texas prison system.


David Pyrooz and Jose Sanchez (w/ coauthors) Published Article in Annual Review of Criminology

Aug. 25, 2023

David Pyrooz and Jose Sanchez (w/ coauthors John Leverso and James Densley) published an article in the Annual Review of Criminology , titled “History, linked lives, timing, and agency: New directions in developmental and life-course perspective on gangs”


Skye Niles' Paper Co-Winner at ASA

Aug. 21, 2023

Skye Niles ' paper, Colorblind Racism and Market Based Development, was one of the co-winners of this year's ASA Sociology of Development Section Graduate Student Paper Award. This paper is based off of Skye's third year paper research.


Tracy Fehr Published Article in Gender, Technology, and Development

Aug. 10, 2023

Tracy Fehr published, "The Multiplicity, Contradictions, and Shifting Status of Widowhood in Post-Earthquake Nepal". "I have been affiliated with Women for Human Rights Nepal since 2013, and following the 2015 earthquakes had the opportunity to speak with many single women about their post-disaster experiences in various districts. These initial conversations...

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Robert Scott published in Qualitative Sociology

July 11, 2023

Robert Scott 's article, "A Social Phenomenon of Risk Perception: Saskatchewan Firefighters on the Yarnell Hill Fire Fatalities," was published in Qualitative Sociology