Justin Denney, professor, sociology, won a 2018 IPUMS Health Surveys Research Award from tne University of Minnesota Population Research Center for his coauthored article “Neighborhood Concentrated Disadvantage and Adult Mortality: Insights for Racial and Ethnic Differences” in Population Research and Policy Review.
Dylan Bugden, professor, sociology, and colleagues coauthored “Place and behavior: The role of accessibility” in Journal of Environmental Psychology.
Clayton Mosher, professor, sociology, co-authored In the Weeds: Demonization, Legalization, and the Evolution of U.S. Marijuana Policy (Temple University Press).
Xiao Li, graduate student, sociology, Pullman & Spokane, authored “Challenging Both Rural Advantage and Disadvantage Narratives: The Effects of Family Factors on American Student College Expectations in the Early 2010s” in Journal of Research in Rural Education 35(5):1-16. Li also presented “Migration Behaviors and Educational Attainment of Rural and Non-Rural Youth” at the 2019 annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in Richmond, Virginia.
Nathan Lindstedt, doctoral candidate, and Erik Johnson, associate professor, sociology, and colleagues co-authored “The Mobilizing Effects of Economic Threats and Resources on the Formation of Local Occupy Wall Street Protest Groups in 2011” in Sociological Perspectives.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor and chair, sociology, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her “distinguished contributions to research on life course development focusing on how adolescents transitioning into adulthood is impacted by different social relationships and economic resources.”
Marisa Cervantes, doctorate student, and Jennifer Sherman, associate professor, sociology, presented “‘Isn’t That the Cycle?’ An Examination of the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence Among Low-Income Women” at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Long Beach, Calif.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor and chair, sociology, was elected to the Executive Board for the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies. She was also appointed chair of the Interdisciplinary Committee for the Society for Research on Adolescence.
Lindsey Beltz, doctoral student, sociology, was awarded a National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship to support her dissertation project “Assessing perceived effects of I-502: A survey on recreational cannabis in Washington State.”