Himal Southasians publishes Azmal Hossan’s research on environmental justice

Azmal Hossan’s article “Thirst for Energy: Where does Bangladesh go?” has been published by Himal Southasians, a Colombo, Sri Lanka based non-fiction magazine covering politics, culture, ecology of South Asia. After reading his essay on water injustice in South Asia, they invited Azmal to write about the ecology of Bangladesh for their special issue celebrating the country’s […]

Kellie Alexander and Jeff Nowacki’s research on gender & promotion in policing published by Feminist Criminology

Ph.D. student Kellie Alexander and Dr. Jeff Nowacki’s research “Women in power? Examining gender and promotion in policing through an organizational perspective” was published December 24, 2021 by Feminist Criminology. ABSTRACT Women bring important strengths to the field of policing, such as communication skills, the ability to lead teams, as well as the ability to coach and nurture subordinates. […]

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 […]

Environmental Health News features Azmal Hossan’s essay and podcast

Ph.D student Azmal Hossan’s essay on water injustice in South Asia with a special focus on the India-Bangladesh water relationship was published by Environmental Health News on September 15, 2021. In his piece “Weaponization of water in South Asia,” Azmal focuses on how climate change and regional imbalanced political economic structure made water a double-edged […]

Humanity & Society publishes Emilia Ravetta’s research

Ph.D. student Emilia Ravetta published “Mixed-status Families in Northern Arizona: An Inductive Analysis of Legal Clinic Participation and the Gendered Dynamics of Emotional Care Work” in Humanity & Society on September 16, 2021. Her and her co-author’s research was from Emilia’s master’s thesis that she did at Northern Arizona University. ABSTRACT Fear of deportation and […]

Environmental Health News features Azmal Hossan’s Agents of Change cohort

Last fall, Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan was accepted to the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice Fellowship, a joint initiative of George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and Environmental Health News. This spring, his cohort began a nine-month program to receive rigorous training on writing and publishing academic pieces on environmental health […]

Azmal Hossan & SESYNC Graduate Pursuit cohort write blogpost

Originally published by National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) One Year Later: Climate gentrification Graduate Pursuit reflects on professional and personal growth Below, members of the Graduate Pursuit Pushed to the Edge: A Socio-Environmental Analysis of Climate Gentrification along the East Coast of the United States share what they’ve learned during their first year of working together on […]

Becca Chalit-Hernandez wins AFHVS Graduate Student Research Paper Award

Ph.D. student Becca Chalit-Hernandez has been awarded the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS) Graduate Student Research Paper Award for her paper, “Hunger Strikes and Differential Consciousness: Impure Contestation, Hunger, and the Building of Symbolic Futures.” AFHVS is a leading interdisciplinary food studies association. The committee for Becca’s prestigious award wrote, “This paper is […]

Azmal Hossan and Emilia Ravetta accepted for CSU Summer Extension Internship Program

Two Sociology Ph.D. students have been accepted into the CSU Summer Extension Internship Program. The award for each internship is $4000 for ten weeks. Interns each make a final Extension program and poster presentation at CSU’s annual Extension Forum held on campus each fall. Emilia Ravetta was selected for the Larimer County Farmers’ Market internship. […]