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Lori Peek was recently quoted twice in the New York Times regarding the recent Boulder County Fires

Jan. 20, 2022

Colorado Residents Ponder the Road Ahead After Wildfires https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/02/us/colorado-fire-damage.html The New York Times. January 2, 2022 Biden Consoles Residents in Fire-Ravaged Colorado https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/07/us/politics/biden-colorado-fires.html The New York Times. January 7, 2022* She was also featured in a CU Boulder Today story and quoted in an Associated Press article and the Denver...


Lori Peek won the 2021 Best Paper Award

Dec. 3, 2021

Lori Peek and Mithra Moezzi won the 2021 Best Paper Award for the journal Risk Analysis from the Society for Risk Analysis for their article, “Stories for Interdisciplinary Disaster Research Collaboration.”


Fall 2021 Speaker Series: Dr. Kathryn M. Nowotny

Nov. 18, 2021

Dr. Kathryn M. Nowotny, PhD Associate Professor University of Miami Department of Sociology Thursday, December 9th 2021 12:30pm MST via Zoom Talk Title: Mass Incarceration as a Social Structural Driver of Health Cosponsored by the IBS Prevention Science Program More about Kathryn

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Lori Peek’s testimony on Ensuring Equity in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

Nov. 1, 2021

Lori Peek’s written testimony as well as a recording of the hearing where she testified as an expert witness before the Homeland Security Committee, U.S. House of Representatives is available here


Amanda Stevenson’s article posted online ahead of its print in Demography

Nov. 1, 2021

Amanda Stevenson’s article providing a lower bound on the number of additional pregnancy-related deaths as US abortion ban would cause was posted online ahead of its print on October 25th in Demography


Graduate student, Carrie Seay-Fleming, published paper

Nov. 1, 2021

Carrie Seay-Fleming published a white paper titled Food Insecurity in the Northern Triagle: Leveraging Agricultural Policies and Programs for the Benefit of Smallholders for the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program.


Laura Patterson & Marshall Smith featured in A&S Magazine

Oct. 31, 2021

“Say Hello to Our Collective Nightmares in Horror Films” CU Boulder sociologists who teach courses on the sociology of horror talk about their podcast, why horror films are popular and their favorite scary movies


Grad student, Jenn Tostlebe's book review published

Oct. 19, 2021

Jenn Tostlebe's book review of Benjamin Steiner and John Wooldredge's Understanding and reducing prison violence: An integrated social control-opportunity perspective has been published in Rutgers' Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Book Reviews .


Fall 2021 Speaker Series: Dr. Rachel Rinaldo

Oct. 7, 2021

Dr. Rachel Rinaldo Associate Professor of Sociology Director of the Center for Asian Studies University of Colorado, Boulder Thursday, November 4th 12:30PM MST Zoom link Meeting ID: 998 8596 8353 Passcode: 487638 Amplifying Inequalities: Gender and the Division of Labor during the COVID-19 Pandemic Studies during the COVID-19 pandemic in...


Fall 2021 Speaker Series: Dr. Megan R. Underhill

Sept. 29, 2021

Dr. Megan R. Underhill Assistant Professor of Sociology University of North Carolina, Asheville Thurs., Nov. 18 at 12:30PM MST Zoom: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/99948914551 Becoming Woke: White Racial Socialization During the Era of Black Lives Matter Abstract: Images from the 2020 George Floyd protests featured an unusual sight: throngs of white people brandishing...