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 […]

Shawna Bendeck and Pat Hastings publish social capital research in Sociological Spectrum

Ph.D. student Shawna Bendeck and Dr. Pat Hastings published “Linking Individual and Collective Social Capital: Operationalization, Association, and Sociodemographic Heterogeneity” in Sociological Spectrum. ABSTRACT: Despite the ubiquity of “social capital” in sociological research, this measure has broadly been conceptualized as both an individual and collective level measure. We explore the link between these two levels within the United States using […]

Colorado Water Center accepts Emily Haberlack’s thesis for funding

Emily Haberlack’s M.A. thesis project “Settler-Colonialism and the Role of Military Government Relationships in Environmental Crises: Extended Case Study of Peterson Air Force Base PFAS Water Contamination” has been accepted for funding by the Colorado Water Center. Emily will begin data collection as she studies how a local community’s relationship with the military may shape […]

PLOS Global Public Health publishes Azmal Hossan & cohort’s COP27 article

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan’s invited commentary paper on COP27, climate justice, and planetary health has been published in PLOS Global Public Health. In “Achieving climate justice, safeguarding planetary health: Diagnosis and demands from next generation leaders for COP27 and beyond,” Hossan and his co-authors critically examine the ongoing global climate change negotiation in the form […]

Forbes interviews PhD student Azmal Hossan about climate justice

Young Climate Justice Activists Are Fighting For Our Collective Survival Article by Madhukar Pai. Originally published by Forbes. Wildfires, heatwaves, droughts, and floods. Climate change is a code red for humankind. But politicians and world leaders are yet to take strong, decisive, collective action. Young people are nervously watching the lack of action by grown-ups. They are […]

India Luxton’s research published by Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad

Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad has published Ph.D. student India Luxton’s research article “High Impact Learning in a Short-Term Study Abroad Program.” Co-authors are Dr. Rodolfo Valdes-Vasquez and Dr. Mehmet Egemen Ozbek (both Construction Management, CSU) and Laura Thornes (Education Abroad, CSU). This research is the outcome of a grant India received in […]

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin publishes Chris Moloney and Prabha Unnithan’s cybercrime research

Dr. Chris Moloney has published his dissertation research in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. His article “Assessing Law Enforcement’s Cybercrime Capacity and Capability” is co-authored by Prabha Unnithan and Dr. Weiqi Zhang (Suffolk University in Boston). Chris successfully defended his dissertation in Fall 2021. The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (LEB) is read by midlevel to executive managers […]

GTIs diversify Sociology’s classrooms while upholding CSU’s teaching mission

Article by Carmen Ruyle Hardy. Originally published on SOURCE as part of the College of Liberal Arts’ feature,“CLA GRADUATE STUDENTS: THINKERS, MAKERS, AND LEADERS OF TOMORROW: Stories of research, scholarship, and creative artistry by graduate students at Colorado State University”  “Nefratiri has not only been one of my favorite professors in the Sociology department, but one of […]

Azmal Hossan co-hosts Agents of Change podcast “Unconventional Pathways to Science”

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan co-hosted part two of a special series of Agents of Change podcasts titled “Unconventional Pathways to Science.” He joined co-host Cielo Sharkus, Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, for a conversation with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, one of the world’s leading climate scientists and climate change […]

Azmal Hossan’s internship experiences with Western Slope water conservation published by Colorado Water

Azmal Hossan’s storytelling piece titled “A Tale of Water Conservation Efforts of a CSU Agriculture Experiment Station” has been published in Colorado Water, a publication of Colorado Water Center. Azmal highlights his practical field experiences as a CSU Summer Extension Intern last year as he discusses the importance of community engagement to conserve water in […]