Josh Sbicca’s Prison Agriculture Lab research featured by several media outlets

In January the Prison Agriculture Lab released a storymap, Growing Chains: Prison Agriculture and Racial Capitalism in the United States, to complement its satellite image gallery, and teaching modules. In February, co-founders Joshua Sbicca and Carrie Chennault (Geography) were interviewed for CSU’s podcast, The Audit: CSU’s Prison Agriculture Lab researches the roots, impact of the prison agriculture industry. Since then, Josh and Carrie […]

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 […]

Pete Taylor honored for outstanding service as Chair

Sociology’s Executive Committee hosted Dr. Taylor’s Chair Appreciation gathering May 3 at Morgan Library. Laura Raynolds presented Pete Taylor with a speaking trumpet commemorating his strong leadership during the pandemic (and his former volunteer service leading his local community’s fire crew) and a peace lily recognizing his dedication to the department’s growth throughout his tenure. Bridget Julian was applauded for standing in […]

Prabha Unnithan honored at retirement gathering

Prabha Unnithan’s retirement gathering was held April 26 at CSU’s Durrell Center. Current faculty, staff and graduate students were joined by emeritus professors and former graduate students in honoring Dr. Prabha Unnithan and Dr. Shashi Unnithan, his wife. Prabha grew up in Malaysia after his parents migrated there from India. After completing high school in […]