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Grad student, Robert Scott, won Doctoral Fellowship

Jan. 24, 2023

Robert Scott won a Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to support his dissertation research on wildland firefighters.

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Jessica Austin Received Award from NSF

Jan. 23, 2023

Jessica Austin was recently named a National Science Foundation Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students awardee. Jessica will work with Esri , a leading global Geographic Information Systems software company, utilizing data from the Social Science Extreme Events Research (SSEER) network to tell the story of social science researchers’ work...

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Leslie Irvine collaborated with Animal Help Now on the development of a pet rescue app

Jan. 23, 2023

Research conducted by Leslie Irvine and Casara Andre, DVM, on pet fatalities during the 2021 Marshall Fire received extensive media coverage over the fire’s December 30 anniversary. They have collaborated with Animal Help Now on the development of a pet rescue app. PetHelp&Rescue will be released for iOs later this...

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CU Boulder Sociology undergraduate student, Ciara O’Neil, featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

Jan. 20, 2023

CU Boulder Sociology undergraduate student, Ciara O’Neil , conducted research that was recently featured in the Arts & Sciences Magazine: “Undergrad Uncovers Evidence Suggesting that CU Pioneer Favored Eugenics”

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Sociology Speaker Series Spring 2023: Corey Dolgon (2/9)

Jan. 10, 2023

Corey Dolgon "Sociology for Social Justice: The revolutionary potential of Social Science" The talk will brief and examine the role of revolutionary praxis and pedagogy for developing a contemporary radical movement where sociology is a tool for struggle and not a disciplinary or professional goal in and of itself. Corey...

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Sociology Speaker Series Spring 2023: Jonathan H. Turner (3/16)

Jan. 10, 2023

Jonathan H. Turner “The Consequences of the Transforming of American Sociology Association, and Sociology More Generally, into a Movement Organization” Abstract: Over the last fifty years, sociology has been moving toward activism, while at the same time reducing its earlier commitments to science. It was perhaps inevitable that the conflict...

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Sociology Speaker Series Spring 2023: Monica Prasad (4/17)

Jan. 10, 2023

Monica Prasad "Does it Work in Theory?" Abstract: This talk introduces problem-solving sociology as an attempt to resolve several problems that arise within the rationalist, emancipatory, and skeptical traditions of sociology. Strategies for conducting problem-solving sociology are discussed, and frequently voiced objections are addressed (e.g. "who decides what is a...

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Musabber Ali Chisty published an article in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Dec. 6, 2022

Rahman, M. M., Islam Arif, Md. S., Mahdi, I., Rafi, Md. A., Chisty, M. A., & Khan, S. J. (2022). Cyclone vulnerability in ethnic minority: A case study among Rakhain community of Bangladesh. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction , 83 , 103449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2022.103449 .

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Rick Rogers published an article in Demography

Dec. 6, 2022

Rick Rogers published an article in Demography . The lead author, Andrea Tilstra, graduated from our department and is now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford’s Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science.

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Mathieu Desan’s article published in Critical Sociology

Dec. 5, 2022

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