An article coauthored by criminal justice and criminology faculty Mary Stohr, Dale Willits, David Makin, Craig Hemmens, Duane Stanton, and John Snyder; emeritus professor Nick Lovrich; and doctoral students Ruibin Lu, Guangshen Wu, and Mikala Meize, “The Cannabis Effect on Crime: Time-Series Analysis of Crime in Colorado and Washington State,” became the most read article in the nearly 40-year history of Justice Quarterly, with more than 41,000 views.
Edward Hagen, professor, anthropology, WSU Vancouver, received the 2021 Gabriel W. Lasker Service Award from the American Association of Biological Anthropologists.
Numerous publications, awards, and other accomplishments of sociology faculty, staff, students, and alumni can be found in the department newsletter.
Lawrence B.A. Hatter, associate professor, history, was elected a Fellow of the international Royal Historical Society.
A number of other achievements by history faculty can be found in the department newsletter.
Many recent and pending publications by criminal justice and criminology faculty, graduate students, and alumni can be found in the department newsletter.
Justin Denney, professor, sociology, and a co-author received the University of Minnesota Population Center’s 2021 IPUMS Health Surveys Research Award for Published Research for their article “Hearing Impairment, Household Composition, Marital Status, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults” in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences.
Dean Johnson, scholarly associate professor, mathematics and statistics, was selected to receive the American Statistical Association’s Statistical Consulting Section’s “best topic” award for a session he organized titled “Challenging Collaborations and Lessons Learned” for the ASA Joint Statistical Meetings.
Buddy Levy, scholarly professor, English, won the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity’s 2020 Banff Mountain Book Competition Award in the Adventure Travel category for his 2019 title, Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition.
Travis Ridout, professor, politics, philosophy, and public affairs, received the Best Paper Award at the American Political Science Association’s 2019 meeting in the Information Technology and Politics section for his coauthored paper “Political Advertising Online and Offline.”
Nairanjana (Jan) Dasgupta, professor, mathematics and statistics and data analytics, was elected president of the international Caucus for Women in Statistics.