Leslie Irvine published in Scientific American

June 6, 2023

Leslie Irvine wrote an opinion piece that came out in Scientific American . It draws on her co-authored research on emotional apprenticeship in the 4-H youth livestock program. People who raise animals for slaughter do hard, emotional labor that spares everyone else who eats meat from that burden, concludes a sociologist.

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Jocelyn West published new journal article

June 4, 2023

Jocelyn West has published a new journal article Social Vulnerability and Population Loss in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in Population and Environment. This research began in David Pyrooz's research design course, developed through Data 1 and 2 with Jason Boardman and Kyle Thomas, and further improved as a third...

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Ian Whalen gave talk at University of Mississippi

June 1, 2023

Ian Whalen gave an invited lecture titled "An Interesting Tension: Contextualizing the Emergence of Queer Subjectivity in the Rural South" at the University of Mississippi, where he presented some of his dissertation findings to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. His lecture was a part of the Oxford Pride Week...

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Dr. Don Grant's new book featured in A&S magazine

May 28, 2023

Don Grant’s new book, Nursing the Spirit: Care, Public Life, and the Dignity of Vulnerable Strangers , was featured in a recent edition of the Colorado Arts and Science Magazine

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Sociology Commencement Photos!

May 16, 2023


Congratulations Class of 2023!

May 8, 2023

Our ceremony will be held Friday, May 12th, 2023 at 10:00am at CU Recreation Center (REC) – Upper Gymnasium


Ryan Masters & co-authors Publish in Journal of Health and Social Behavior

May 4, 2023

Ryan Masters and co-authors Andrea Tilstra (Oxford University and CU PhD 2022), Dan Simon (CU PhD student), and Kate Coleman-Minahan (CU Anschutz Medical Campus), have published their article, "Differences in Determinants: Racialized Obstetric Care and Increases in U.S. State Labor Induction Rates," in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior...


Ryan Masters Published Article

March 17, 2023

Ryan Masters published an article with co-authors Andrea Tilstra (CU PhD, 2021) and Kate Coleman-Minahan (CU Anschutz) in the Journal of Women's Health titled, "Increases in Obstetric Interventions and Changes in Gestational Age Distributions of U.S. Births."


Candace Evans & Lori Peek new co-authored publication

March 13, 2023

Adams, Rachel M., Candace M. Evans, and Lori Peek. “CONVERGE Training Modules: A Free Online Educational Tool for Hazards and Disaster Researchers and Practitioners.” Frontiers in Built Environment, 9, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fbuil.2023.1096204/full

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Jason Boardman's Research Featured in A&S Magazine

March 10, 2023