The Center for Asian Studies, Directed by Rachel Rinaldo, Won $2.2 Million in Funding

Sept. 6, 2022

The Center for Asian Studies, with Rachel Rinaldo as faculty director, was awarded $2.2 million by the US Department of Education to expand Asian Studies at CU Boulder


Lori Peek’s Research Featured in Coloradan

Sept. 5, 2022

Lori Peek’s research was featured in a Coloradan article entitled, How Natural Disasters Impact Vulnerable Populations


Skye Niles Paper Published in International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Sept. 2, 2022

Skye Niles had a co-authored paper published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Glade, Sara, Skye Niles, Shawhin Roudbari, Phaedra Pezzullo, Shideh Dashti, Abbie Liel, and Shelly Miller. 2022. Disaster resilience and environmental sustainability of incarceration infrastructures: A review of the literature. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.


Jennifer Tostlebe Published an Article with David Pyrooz

Aug. 26, 2022

Jennifer Tostlebe published an article (w/ David Pyrooz), “Procedural justice, legal orientations, and gang membership: Testing an alternative explanation to understand the gang-misconduct link,” in Criminology , the flagship journal of the American Society of Criminology.

Regarding Animals

Leslie Irvine and co-authors Publish Book in Temple University Press

July 11, 2022

The first edition of Regarding Animals provided insight into the history and practice of how human beings construct animals, and how we construct ourselves and others in relation to them. Considerable progress in how society regards animals has occurred since that time. However, shelters continue to euthanize companion animals, extinction...


Speaker Series: Diane Vaughan - Columbia University

March 14, 2022

Dead Reckoning: Air Traffic Control, System Effects, and Risk April 14th 12:30pm MT on zoom


Spring 2022 Speaker Series: Dr. Andrea Petitt

March 10, 2022

Dr. Andrea Petitt Centre for Gender Research Uppsala University Thursday, April 28th 2022 12:30pm MST 1:30-2:30pm talk with Graduate students Zoom link Title: The Multispecies Triad of the American West and beyond: towards a multispecies intersectionality Feminist and multispecies anthropologies have de-centred those most visible, in order to appreciate the...

Cute pitbull

Leslie Irvine’s research on homeless pet owners was spotlighted in an article in Smithsonian Magazine

March 8, 2022

“The Veterinarian Brings His Healing Presence to Pets of the Unhoused”


Sociology Class of 2022 Commencement Announcement

March 1, 2022

Friday, May 6 th , 2022 at 10:00am at CU Recreation Center (REC) – Upper Gymnasium

Don Grant

Speaker Series: Don Grant

March 1, 2022

Super Polluters: Tackling the World’s Largest Sites of Climate-Disrupting Emissions March 31st at 12:30pm MT Zoom