Jeni Cross works with Community Foundation of Northern Colorado on “Pursuing Regional Well-Being” report

Dr. Jeni Cross is part of the CSU team that worked with the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado to produce the 2024 Northern Colorado Intersections: Pursuing Regional Well-Being report that advances the field of creating regenerative, sustainable systems. “This report is the culmination of more than a year of work, including numerous community stakeholder meetings […]

Jeni Cross new Co-Chair of national Environmental Health Matters Initiative

Jeni Cross is the new Co-Chair of the Environmental Health Matters Initiative (EHMI) Committee with the National Academy of Sciences. EHMI addresses complex environmental problems by utilizing a systems-based approach, multidisciplinary efforts, multi-level engagement, and evidence informed science. The initiative is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, EPA, ExxonMobil, National Academy of Sciences Cecil […]

Stephanie Malin’s team receives $2 million DOE award to study spent nuclear fuel storage

As part of a U.S. Department of Energy study, CSU is partnering with Boise State University to research how to improve the approach of locating these storage facilities by encouraging meaningful community engagement and participation in decision-making to enhance environmental equity.

James Hale, Michael Carolan, and Adam Snitker receive USDA and CO Department of Agriculture funding

As part of both a USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities and Conservation Innovation Grant, James Hale and Michael Carolan received over $700k from the Colorado Department of Agriculture to research the social dimensions of a soil health program called STAR (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources) over the next four years. Adam Snitker is and will be […]

NSF funds Jeni Cross and transdisciplinary sustainability collaborators

Breaking free from the silo: Regional network focuses on all parts of the sustainability puzzle Article by Stacy Nick. Originally published on SOURCE. A new Colorado State University research proposal aims to break down the silos that researchers typically work in, taking transdisciplinary research to a whole new level by creating a regional sustainability network that […]

Prison Agriculture Lab launched by Joshua Sbicca, Becca Chalit Hernandez, Azmal Hossan, Julia Kovacs

Joshua Sbicca has launched the Prison Agriculture Lab, a collaborative space for inquiry and action that focuses on agricultural practices within the criminal punishment system. Our research and advocacy focus on place, power, inequality, and resistance. We are informed by scholarship, art, and activism that challenges racial capitalism and advances food justice and abolition. Given […]

AAPI statement reaffirms our Call for Racial Justice

CSU Sociology reaffirms our commitment to the struggle for racial justice and commits to raising awareness of the valuable contributions our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) colleagues make on campus and across the U.S. Read our full AAPI statement here. In June 2020, CSU Sociology faculty launched a Call for Racial Justice. They also […]