Joshua Sbicca and Stephanie Malin’s Conversation piece discusses obstacles Native Americans face in overcoming COVID-19

Editor’s note: Lindsey Schneider, assistant professor of Native American studies; Joshua Sbicca, associate professor of sociology; and Stephanie Malin, an associate professor of sociology at Colorado State University, wrote this for The Conversation in June 2020. Colorado State is a contributing institution to The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to […]

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 […]

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan invited to attend Global Environment Summer Academy and Gender, Disaster and Climate Risk Summer School

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan has been invited to attend two prestigious summer schools at renowned European universities. Global Environment Summer Academy 2020 is jointly organized by the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, and the Global Diversity Foundation. The Academy was to be held at the University of Oxford in the UK this fall. It […]

Kellie Alexander and Tara Opsal publish hazing research in Deviant Behavior

Deviant Behavior published “‘That’s Just What You Do’: Applying the Techniques of Neutralization to College Hazing” by Ph.D. student Kellie Alexander and Associate Professor Tara Opsal. ABSTRACT Hazing is a prevalent behavior on college campuses that is harmful and can be dangerous, yet remains understudied in sociological literature. While research demonstrates that a majority of […]

Jeni Cross interviewed about why humans are howling during COVID-19

Originally appeared in SOURCE. Article by Ty Betts Why humans are howling every night, and why wildlife is joining in Click to hear from Jeni Cross and others in this video by Ty Betts Listen carefully the next time howling erupts in your neighborhood in honor of the healthcare workers who are saving lives while risking […]

Joshua Sbicca and Ph.D. student Becca Clark-Hargreaves present at annual American Association of Geographers Meeting

Joshua Sbicca and Ph.D. student Becca Clark-Hargreaves organized and participated in a virtual session in April for the annual American Association of Geographers Meeting. The session was titled “Food and Carceral Intersections: From Geographies of Confinement to Enactments of Abolition.” There were over forty participants who attended this session.

Michael Carolan on CSU’s food supply task force providing rapid-response research for COVID-19

Originally appeared in SOURCE. Article by Anne Manning. Food supply task force at CSU providing rapid-response research for COVID-19 During a global pandemic that changes daily, rapid-response scientific research isn’t just about finding vaccines or antiviral treatments. The COVID-19 pandemic has produced a ripple effect of economic devastation, much of it tied to how Americans […]

Kellie Alexander and Tara Opsal publish chapter on fracking in Routledge handbook

“Fracking the Rockies: The production of harm” by Ph.D. student Kellie Alexander, Tara O’Connor Shelley (Tarleton State University) and Associate Professor Tara Opsal is chapter 19 in the Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology. Find out more about the book here.