Student film festival starts new annual tradition 

The Through the Student Lens Film Festival—the first and only film festival created for CSU students and alumni—got its start just as the pandemic forced festivals and events all over the world to go virtual. Thankfully the festival’s founder, Teaching Associate Professor and professional filmmaker Usama Alshaibi, chose to persevere. With the help of dedicated student volunteers and staff, Through the Student Lens (TSL) hosted its first in-person premiere on April 21, 2022 in Eddy Hall. 

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 […]

Prabha Unnithan honored by the Academy of Criminal Justice Science

The Academy of Criminal Justice Science (ACJS) presented Dr. Prabha Unnithan with the prestigious Gerhard O.W. Mueller Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Criminal Justice at the International Section’s Annual Awards Luncheon during the 2022 ACJS Annual Meeting held in Las Vegas in late March. This annual award is given to an individual who has made an […]

Registration opening for summer and fall online Sociology courses

Take Sociology courses from anywhere this summer and fall! Please visit for details and registration. Summer 2022 Sociology courses offered through CSU Online Registration is open Soc 100.801/401 Introduction to SociologySoc 105.801/401 Social ProblemsSoc 205.801/401 Sociology of Race & RacismSoc 220.801/401 Environment, Food & Social JusticeSoc 301.801/401 Development of Social ThoughtSoc 311.801/401 Sociological Research MethodsSoc […]

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 […]

Graduate Teaching Instructors diversify Sociology’s classrooms while upholding CSU’s teaching mission

In the Department of Sociology, Graduate Teaching Instructors (GTI) provide skilled and innovative teaching in undergraduate sociology courses. GTI have years of training and experience, and they offer a diverse, deep pool of expertise along with an ability to connect with students in the classroom.