Prof. Tim O’Brien’s research featured in the Washington Post

Timothy O'Brien

“Religion has taken on a meaning such that even nonreligious people affiliate with it, because that meaning has become politicized,” O’Brien said.

The Long 2020: McKenzie Wark and Cary Costello

Professor Cary Costello presents a talk on the manufacturing of sexual panics in order to deny rights to marginalized groups, focusing on the case of trans people.

Jennifer Jordan & Good Beer Hunting

Jennifer Jordan recently published a piece based on the research for her new book, and was also interviewed about it on the Good Beer Hunting podcast.

Alumni Daniel Bartholomay receives an award while teaching at Texas A&M University

Dr. Daniel Bartholomay

Daniel Bartholomay Ph.D. and UWM alumni from Sociology’s graduate program, has been chosen as this year’s Outstanding Faculty Speaker at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and gives a virtual talk about his research on November 11, 2020. Daniel shared the following message with his Sociology professors “This honor is in large part a result of the training and mentorship I received while at UWM, so I am excited to share this news with my alma mater!” We are very proud of Daniel’s recent successes!

Sociology Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo participates as the guest speaker on the WPR Radio station’s morning show


Sociology Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo participates as the guest speaker on the WPR Radio station’s morning show.

She discussed findings from her recent research on technology use during the COVID-19 pandemic, which appears in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

Professor Noelle Chelsey & the OBTP Commons Initiative

Noelle Chesley

Noelle’s 260 online course was selected as a model course through an initiative sponsored by the Online and Blended Teaching program.

Doctoral Student DaJuan Ferrell accepted Lectureship position at University of Pennsylvania’s Critical Writing Program

DaJuan Ferrell

DaJuan Ferrell has accepted a Lectureship position at the University of Pennsylvania’s Critical Writing Program. The program offers discipline-based seminars that all undergraduate students must take to fulfill their writing requirement at the University of Pennsylvania. As a lecturer, DaJuan will teach three sociology themed writing seminars.

The Lost Women of America’s Hop Industry Podcast

The Lost Women of America's Hop Industry Cover

In October 2019, UW-Milwaukee Professor Dr. Jennifer Jordan was interviewed at the Chicago History Museum for The Feast podcast. In the interview, she discusses her current book project about 19th-century hop growing and the central role that women played in the hop harvest.

Assoc. Prof. Cary Gabriel Costello is part of team that won Mellon Grant for “LGBTQ+ Audio Archive Mining Project”

Cary Costello

A UWM team consisting of library and IT professionals, together with Prof. Costello, a scholarly expert in LGBTQ+ sociology, has received a prestigious Mellon Grant through the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Transgender Experiences and Artistic Expression: a talk by Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello

On September 21, 2019, Sociology Associate Professor Cary Gabriel Costello gave a talk titled “Transgender Experiences and Artistic Expression” at the Milwaukee Art Museum.