Julie Kmec, professor, sociology, coauthored “Managing Racial Diversity: The Context of State Legal and Political Cultures” in Social Science Research.
Clayton Mosher, professor, and Scott Akins, alumnus (PhD ’02), sociology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Recreational marijuana legalization in Washington State – Benefits and harms” in Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, Lessons, and Scenarios.
Namrata Ray, doctoral student, sociology, and Jugal Marfatia, graduate student, mathematics and statistics, were selected as finalists in the National Football League’s Big Data Bowl 2020 based on the innovation, accuracy, relevance, and clarity of their submission, which they presented at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Justin Denney, associate professor, sociology, coauthored “Racial Disparities in Health and Health Behaviors Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Heterosexual Men and Women in the BRFSS-SOP” in Taylor & Francis Online.
Julie Kmec, professor, and Lindsey Trimble O’Connor, alumna, sociology, coauthored “Is It Discrimination, or Fair and Deserved? How Beliefs about Work, Family, and Gender Shape Recognition of Family Responsibilities Discrimination” in Social Currents.
Alana R. Inlow, doctoral candidate, sociology, authored “Does land use matter? Understanding homicide counts beyond the effects of social disorganization” in Homicide Studies.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor, sociology, and colleagues authored “Work Value Transmission from Parents to Children: Early Socialization and Delayed Activation.” Work and Occupations.
Mariana Amorim, assistant professor, sociology, and colleagues coauthored “Multiple-partner fertility and the growth in sibling complexity” in Demography.
Marisa Cervantes, doctorate student, and Alana Inlow, doctoral candidate, sociology, presented “Teaching While Inferior: Navigating the Instructor Role as a Racial, Sexual, and/or Gender Minority Graduate Student” at the 2019 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in New York.
Sarah Whitley, assistant professor, sociology, began a three-year term in August 2019 as the Region 10 Representative for the sociological honor society, Alpha Kappa Delta.