Sociology at CSU offers a rigorous graduate experience made possible by our being part of a large, public land-grant university in which faculty are accomplished nationally- and internationally-known researchers as well as committed teachers and advisors. Here we celebrate all three aspects of teaching, community engagement and research, and we blend them all in what we do. This allows for graduate research opportunities and skillset development that are very transferable into the marketplace.
Recent Graduate Research & Outreach
Graduate student Nefratiri Weeks was awarded the Ingrid H. Rima Scholarship from the Association for Social Economics (ASE).
CSU Sociology graduate students India Luxton and Travis Milnes presented at the Midwestern Sociological Society (MSS) Annual Meeting in March 2018.
CSU Sociology chaired/moderated sessions and presented on topics including policing, criminal justice, victimization, gender equality, sentencing, and more.
Love is a Ph.D. student and her showcase project was “Mentoring on Interdisciplinary Research Teams” with advisor Jeni Cross.
Kaydan is a Ph.D. student, and her entry was “Global Governance: The Role of Government and Fair Trade Initiatives in Cotton Textile Industry in India.”
Kellie Alexander attended the Novak Institute for Hazing Prevention that was held in Atlanta in June 2017. This institute was a four-day interactive experience that taught diverse participants a strategic, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary approach focusing on hazing prevention as opposed to reacting to incidents after they occur. Based on this experience, Alexander was asked to […]
Weeks was one of the only presenters to take a critical approach to market liberalization or to provide a critique of current development paradigms.