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Dr. Cary Costello is nominated for 2021 UW System award

Sociology’s Associate Prof. Cary Costello has been nominated for the 2021 Dr. PB Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on behalf of LGBTQ+People. Click here for more information about the Dr. P.B. Poorman Award.

Sociology Prof. Celeste Campos-Castillo and School of Public Health Prof. Linnea Laestadius receive funding for their new project

Together with a team of UWM students, Associate Professors Celeste Campos-Castillo and Linnea Laestadius are going to start a youth advisory board to 1) gather their input on developing research projects studying the impact of artificial intelligence (e.g., chat bots,… Read More

Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of LGBTQ+ Studies interviewed for an article on LGBTQ+ experiences during the pandemic

“Everyone has a tendency to avoid dealing with difficult issues, and in the U.S., a favored tactic for avoidance is staying busy. It is socially lauded for us to work long hours, leaving us limited time for personal lives that… Read More

Associate Professor Noelle Chesley to Sit on Panel: Using Data Wisely to Help Communities of Color: What you Need to Know

Friday, October 15th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm Zoom (Register Here) Download the PDF flyer for more information.

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

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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.