KuoRay Mao receives sabbatical funding from the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation

Dr. KuoRay Mao is the recipient of an American Region Scholar Grant from the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, the most prominent and prestigious grant-giving foundation among scholars who study social issues in the greater China region. KuoRay’s sabbatical research project, “Environmental Social Control & Regulatory Pluralism: A Green Criminology Approach to the Generation and Transference of […]

RSS honors Michael Carolan with “Rural Sociology Best Paper Award”

Dr. Michael Carolan received the 2020 Rural Sociology Best Paper Award for his paper “The Rural Problem: Justice in the Countryside.” His paper and $1,000 award were mentioned at the Rural Sociological Society’s (RSS) Virtual Awards Ceremony on August 1, 2021. His paper was published by Rural Sociology on May 19, 2019. His research was […]

Dr. Berry transitions to Emeritus Professor after 50 years of service at CSU

Please join the Department of Sociology in thanking Dr. Ken Berry and wishing him well as he enters a new stage of his long and productive career. Beginning May 15, Emeritus Professor Berry will pursue opportunities beyond CSU. His next statistics book will be released July 28, and he and co-author Dr. Janis Johnston (’06) […]

KuoRay Mao promotes to tenured Associate Professor

President McConnell has approved the granting of tenure and promotion to Associate Professor of Sociology of Dr. KuoRay Mao, effective July 1, 2021. Congratulations, KuoRay!  Please read KuoRay’s profile here and kindly type his name into the search tool located at the top right corner of this page to find his recent scholarship, outreach, and […]

Jason Downing and SOC students win service-learning awards

Each year, CSU celebrates the teaching, research and service achievements of students, alumni and friends, academic faculty, administrative professionals and classified staff with Celebrate! Colorado State awards. This year, Jason Downing, Sociology students and the Food Bank for Larimer County were recognized as the 2021 Celebrate! Colorado State Service-Learning Award winners. Exceptional Achievement in Service-Learning […]

Annabel Ipsen receives Ann Gill Faculty Development Award

CSU’s College of Liberal Arts held its annual All-College Awards Reception virtually April 21, 2021. CLA announced the 2021-22 college award winners and recognized staff and faculty for their contributions to their units, the college, the university, and to their colleagues and their profession/discipline. Annabel Ipsen received an Ann Gill Faculty Development Award for her […]

Pat Mahoney receives International Award for Excellence for The Journal on Tourism and Leisure Studies

Dr. Pat Mahoney has been named the recipient of the 2020 International Award for Excellence for The Journal on Tourism and Leisure Studies. The Tourism and Leisure Studies Research Network selected Dr. Mahoney’s article “Behold, The Horror Of Man: Dark Tourism In The Anthropocene” from among the highest-ranked articles emerging from the peer-review process. The research […]

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, […]