Christine Horne, professor, sociology, authored “The conditionality of norms: The case of bridewealth” in Social Psychology Quarterly; and “Explaining Support for Renewable Energy: Commitments to Self-Sufficiency and Communion” in Environmental Politics. She also co-authored “How can consumer trust in energy utilities be increased? The effects of prosocial, proenvironmental, and service-oriented investments” in Organizations and Environment.
Lindsey Beltz, doctorate student, and Jennifer Schwartz, professor, sociology, presented “Trends in Female and Male Drunk Driving Prevalence over Thirty Years: Triangulating Diverse Sources of Evidence” during the section on Sociology of Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Jennifer Sherman, associate professor, sociology, received the Rural Sociological Society’s Frederick H. Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award for a Book, 2018, for her co-edited volume Rural Poverty in the United States (Columbia University Press).
Don Dillman, Regents professor, sociology, was appointed by the Committee for National Statistics of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to a steering committee for conducting a workshop on improving the American Community Survey. Dillman also was a guest professor at the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS) In Mannheim, Germany; and he was an invited facilitator for the Australian Bureau of Statistics’s Workshop on Improving Data Collection Practices held in Melbourne.
Namrata Ray, doctorate student, sociology, presented “The Education-Occupation Nexus: Examining inter- and intragenerational mobility using India Human Development Survey” at the 4th Asian Population Association Conference in Shanghai, China. Ray’s participation was hosted and funded by the Asian Demographic Research Institute.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor and chair, sociology, was invited to present at RC34’s session on “Youth in North America” at the World Congress of the International Sociological Association in Toronto, Canada. While there, Kirkpatrick Johnson also presented “Work Value Transmission from Parents to Children: Seeds That Sprout in Adolescence and Bear Fruit in Adulthood.” She also presented on behalf of herself, professor Christine Horne, and a colleague “The Conditionality of Adolescent Pregnancy Norms” at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research on Adolescence in Minneapolis.
Jennifer Schwartz and Erik Johnson, associate professors, sociology, presented “Sex Stratification in the Criminal Enterprise: Crimes Against the Environment” at the Institute for Criminal Law & Criminology, Leiden University, Netherlands.
Schwartz and Johnson were also invited to present “Women’s and Men’s Participation in Business-related Crimes Against the Environment: Sex-stratification in the Criminal Enterprise” at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Katrina Leupp, assistant professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, authored “Depression, Work and Family Roles, and the Gendered Life Course” in Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Jennifer Sherman, professor, sociology, authored “‘Not Allowed to Inherit My Kingdom’: Amenity Development and Social Inequality in the Rural West” in Rural Sociology; and “‘Stress I don’t Need’: Gender Expectations and Relationship Struggles amongst the Poor” in Journal of Marriage and Family. She also coedited Rural Poverty in the United States (Columbia University Press).
Christine Horne, professor, and Emily Huddart Kennedy, assistant professor, sociology, coauthored “The Power of Social Norms for Reducing and Shifting Energy Use” in Energy Policy.
Horne coauthored three additional publications with other colleagues: “Toward a Sociology of Privacy” in Annual Review of Sociology; “Unequal Resilience: The Duration of Electricity Outages” in Energy Policy; and “Field of Visions: Inter-Organizational Challenges to the Smart Energy Transition in Washington State” in Brooklyn Law Review.
Kennedy also coauthored three additional publications with other colleagues: “Gendered citizenship and the individualization of environmental responsibility: Evaluating a campus common reading program” in Environmental Education Research; “Social change at the nexus of consumption and politics: A case study of eat-local movements” in Social Change and the Coming of Post-consumer Society (Routledge); and “Small-p politics: How pleasurable, convivial, and pragmatic political ideals influence engagement in eat-local initiatives” in British Journal of Sociology (forthcoming).