The Journal of Peasant Studies publishes Jessie Luna’s research on intersectional inequalities

Jessie Luna published “The chain of exploitation: intersectional inequalities, capital accumulation, and resistance in Burkina Faso’s cotton sector” in The Journal of Peasant Studies this September. Luna joined CSU’s Department of Sociology in Fall 2018 and specializes in environmental inequality, race, food and agriculture, development, and cultural sociology. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado-Boulder, M.A. from […]

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Josh Sbicca’s new book examines how food is used in social justice efforts

Story by Jeff Dodge. Originally published on SOURCE. CSU faculty member’s new book examines how food is used in social justice efforts Recently the term “food justice” has come to focus almost exclusively on increasing underprivileged groups’ access to culturally appropriate, healthy foods. But a Colorado State University faculty member argues in a new book […]

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Institute for Family Studies interviews Pat Hastings about income inequality findings

Rising Income Inequality Widens the Class Divide in Parenting Practices: An Interview with Orestes Pat Hastings by Alyssa ElHage, originally published on “Rising income inequality is reshaping parenting practices in the United States along class lines,” according to a recent report published in the journal, American Sociological Review. Authors Daniel Schneider, Orestes “Pat” Hastings, and Joe LaBriola used […]

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Ten new M.A. and Ph.D. graduate students join Sociology

We are proud to welcome ten new MA and PhD students this fall! PARKER ARNOLD: agriculture, rural populations, work & occupations, qualitative methodology, symbolic interaction CAROLYN CONANT: environmental sociology and natural resources AZMAL HOSSAN: global climate change, food security, human nutrition, environmental justice JULIA KOVACS: environmental sociology, environmental and social justice ADRIENNE MILLER: social inequality CHELSEY POTTER: the effects of science/technology […]

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