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Sociology Alumni receives the Outstanding Faculty Speaker at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

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!

WPR Interview: Social Media & Technology use During the Pandemic

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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.

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.

Prof. Tim O’Brien wins American Sociological Association award

UWM Sociology Associate Professor Tim O’Brien and his co-author Oren Pizmony-Levy received the Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology’s Publication Award for Significant Contributions to Applied and Public Sociology! Congratulations to Tim, fantastic work!

Exploring Technology’s Impact On Relationships

Professor Noelle Chesley talks with UWM Today about how our digital lives are deeply connected with our social experiences.

Professor Noelle Chesley presents to the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety

Dr. Noelle Chesley presented a seminar for the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety last month as a part of their Healthy Work and Well-Being Program. Her talk discusses the implications of data science and artificial intelligence on workers and the overall job market.