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Noelle Chesley featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Lake Effect

Read the article How automated hiring systems could be contributing to the worker shortage or listen.

2022 PhD graduate Antonio Paniagua Guzman joins Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team

Antonio Paniagua Guzmán (‘22, PhD Sociology) joined Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team in July. Memory Keepers focuses on collaborative research to improve dementia outcomes in Indigenous and rural communities.

Sociology’s recent PhD graduate Michael Miner publishes an article

Michael Miner (‘20, PhD Sociology) argued the case for hiring sociologists both in academia and in the private sector in an article he wrote for Footnotes, the magazine of the American Sociological Association.

Tim O’Brien’s recent work with graduate students is highlighted in the August 2022 edition of UWM’s In Focus

Prof. Timothy L. O’Brien and Graduate Students Stephen L. Hawkins, and Adam Loesch (all Sociology). 2022. Scientific Disciplines and the Admissibility of Expert Evidence in Courts. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, 8.

Phys.org reported on a study co-authored by Prof. Aki Roberts & Prof. John Roberts

Phys.org reported on a study co-authored by Sociology Professor Aki Roberts and Professor John Roberts suggesting that police violence, especially against Black people, decreases police agencies’ effectiveness by reinforcing citizens’ cynicism with policing.

Jennifer Jordan selected as a UW System Fellow to complete book on hops

Sociology Professor Jennifer Jordan was selected as a UW System Fellow at the Institute for Research on the Humanities at at UW-Madison to complete her book on hops. In Focus May 2022 — Vol. 12, No. 5

Celeste Campos-Castillo receives 2022 Early Career Scholarship Award at MSS Annual Meeting in April

Prof. Celeste Campos-Castillo was selected as the recipient of the Midwest Sociological Society’s (MSS) 2022 Early Career Scholarship Award, which recognizes publications by an early career scholar that are particularly meritorious, creative, or enlightening. The award was presented at the… Read More

Celeste Campos-Castillo study detailed on Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Public Radio detailed how Sociology Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo has received a grant to study the efficacy of the program Islands of Brilliance aimed at autistic children. (Feb 2022)

Prof. Celeste Campos-Castillo Awarded a $50k Grant from Facebook Research

Sociology Prof. Celeste Campos-Castillo along with Co-PI Prof. Linnea Laestadius from the Zilber School of Public Health will be conducting focus groups with a racially and ethnically diverse sample of adolescents to determine how best to design a chatbot. The… Read More

Read what Prof. Cary Costello had to say to USA Today about how bodies are framed as projects in social media today, in positive and in harmful ways.

Read the USA Today article.