KuoRay Mao featured by CLA as Best Teacher Award winner

Originally appeared in Source. Article by Peyton Daily Best Teacher Award winner KuoRay Mao helps students become problem solvers for real world issues Great teaching embodies much more than the transmission of knowledge; it is characterized by a willingness to dedicate the classroom to the growth of the students. This commitment to students is just […]

Elena Windsong and Tara Opsal honored as Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence Fellows

Joyce McConnell, President of CSU, and Shannon Archibeque-Engle, Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Assessment in the Vice President for Diversity office, recognized Tara Opsal and Elena Windsong at the 2020 Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence Awards Ceremony. Joyce wrote about the institute in her weekly email message to the campus community: “Last week, […]

KuoRay Mao named a 2020 Best Teacher Award winner

By Tony Phifer. Originally published on Source. BEST TEACHER AWARDS Seven outstanding teachers to be honored at the 2020 Best Teacher Awards Each year, students, faculty and alumni nominate the teachers who’ve inspired them and made an impact in their lives for the Best Teacher Awards. The 2020 recipients of the Best Teacher Awards, representing five […]

KuoRay Mao receives Outstanding Article Award from The American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division on Critical Criminology & Social Justice (DCCSJ)

KuoRay Mao was awarded The American Society of Criminology (ASC) Division on Critical Criminology & Social Justice’s (DCCSJ) Outstanding Article Award for his work “The Treadmill of Taxation: Desertification and Organizational State Deviance in Minqin Oasis, China” published by Critical Criminology. Please find the article here. 

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 […]