ASA awards Pat Hastings 2019 Family Section Article of the Year Award

Pat Hastings and co-authors Daniel Schneider and Joe LaBriola, both at University of California-Berkeley, have been awarded the American Sociological Association (ASA) 2019 Family Section Article of the Year Award for “Income Inequality and Class Divides in Parental Investments.” The study was published by American Sociological Review in May 2018. The award will be presented to Hastings and his colleagues […]

Michael Carolan awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Michael Carolan has been selected for a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award. This is among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program and requires candidates be eminent scholars with significant publication and teaching records. Find out more about the program here. Dr. Carolan will spend the next 12 months conducting a cross-cultural comparison between Canada […]

CLA honors Prabha Unnithan with Stern Distinguished Professor Award

Dr. Prabha Unnithan was one of two winners of 2018-2019 John N. Stern Distinguished Professor Awards. Many thanks to Dr. Mike Hogan,Dr. KuoRay Mao, Dr. Josh Sbicca, and Dr. Pete Taylor nominating Dr. Unnithan. The Stern Award is the top honor given by CLA annually, and it recognizes a career of outstanding achievement in research/creativity, teaching and service that has brought recognition to the […]

Jeni Cross recognized with CLA Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Jeni Cross  has been chosen for the 2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award – Tenured Faculty. She was officially recognized at Spring 2019 All-College Awards & Reception held in the LSC Ballroom April 24, 2019. Many thanks to Dr. Mike Hogan, Hannah Love, and Dr. Josh Sbicca for nominating Dr. Cross. Excerpts from the […]

Pat Mahoney recognized as Scholar Contact by CSU’s Community for Excellence

Pat Mahoney was recognized as a Scholar Contact at CSU’s Community for Excellence (C4E) 8th Annual Celebration of Graduates Ceremony. “You have helped me figure out how to think sociologically.  I believe that has led me to understand the world in a better way,” said his C4E student Zain Rana.

Laura Raynolds and Josh Sbicca receive highly competitive SoGES fellowship awards

CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) has announced the selection of Dr. Laura Raynolds and Dr. Josh Sbicca as Resident Faculty Fellows. The Department of Sociology is very proud to house two of only four fellows chosen from what SoGES calls a competitive field of proposals. According to this SOURCE article, the fellowship awards are intended to encourage […]

Tara Opsal receives Ann Gill Faculty Development Award

Dr. Tara Opsal has been awarded an Ann Gill Faculty Development Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the College of Liberal Arts. Her winning project is Penitentiaries on the Plains: Rural Economies, Identities, and the Carceral State. In her proposal, Dr. Opsal says this is one component of a larger comparative project that examines the […]

Pat Hastings’ proposal wins CLA Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award

Dr. Pat Hastings has been awarded an Ann Gill Faculty Development Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the College of Liberal Arts. His winning proposal is Rethinking Consumption Inequality: Investigating Differences by Types of Consumption and Consumers. In his proposal, Dr. Hastings describes how he will investigate what has happened to consumption inequality during the […]

Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab appoints Tara Opsal as CARAN fellow

The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab team invited Tara Opsal to join the Colorado Applied Research and Action Network (CARAN). As a CARAN fellow, she will be among a select group of outstanding researchers who are committed to improving the lives of Colorado residents. CARAN fellows will serve an important role in asking and answering […]