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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Sociology

Sociology

Monica Kirkpatrick JohnsonMonica Kirkpatrick Johnson, professor and chair, sociology, coauthored “Adolescent Agentic Orientations: Contemporaneous Family Influence, Parental Biography and Intergenerational Development” in Journal of Youth and Adolescence; and “Work Intensity and Dropout” forthcoming in Handbook of the Sociology of Education in the 21st Century (Springer).

Sociology

Justin DenneyJustin Denney, associate professor, sociology, coauthored three articles: “Family Diversity and Child Health: Where Do Same-Sex Couple Families Fit?” in Journal of Marriage and Family; “Racial Disparities in Health and Health Behaviors Among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Heterosexual Men and Women in the BRFSS-SOP” in Ethnicity and Health; and “Neighborhoods and Food Insecurity in Households with Young Children: A Disadvantage Paradox?” in Social Problems.

Sociology

Don DillmanDon Dillman, Regents professor, sociology, presented the president’s invited address, “The Challenge of Creating Data Collection Methods That Are Neither Too Far Ahead Nor Behind Our Survey Respondents,” at the Statistical Society of Canada’s annual conference in Winnipeg. He also presented the keynote address, “The Worldwide Challenge of Pushing Respondents to the Web in Mixed-Mode Surveys,” at the 28th International Workshop on Household Survey Nonresponse in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Dillman and five recent sociology doctoral graduates, Michelle Edwards Neilson ’13, Morgan M. Millar ’12, Benjamin Messer ’11,  Leah Melani Christian ’07, and Jolene D. Smyth ’07, received the 2017 American Association for Public Opinion Research Award for development of a new data collection methodology.