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


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

Honors Journal

Honors Information Session and Q&A

Feb. 28, 2022

When: Wednesday, March 9, 4:15PM Where: What: Join Sociology Honors Program Director Dr. Amanda Stewart to learn more about the SOCY Honors Program and application process. SOCY Honors applications for Spring 23 graduates are due April 5. Questions? – Email Dr. Stewart at or visit our honors site

The PG

PhD student Carrie Seay-Fleming's article published online

Feb. 26, 2022

Carrie Seay-Fleming's article, Contested Imaginaries of Biotechnology Governance in Guatemala - based on her 3rd year paper- was published online in The Professional Geographer .