Faculty News

Associate Professor Campos-Castillo will receive the UWM Office of Research/UWM Foundation Research Award

Associate Professor Celeste Campos-Castillo has been chosen for the 2022 UWM Office of Research/UWM Foundation Research Award. This special recognition will be honored at the 2022 Annual Fall Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19th at 3:00pm in the UWM Union… Read More

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.

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. Noelle Chesley featured in the College of Letters & Science April 2022 In Focus issue

Chesley has identified four possible problems with automated hiring systems, and also has some possible solutions that may address some of their potential harms. Automation and the Great Resignation: Sociologist takes on hiring systems

Prof. Noelle Chesley to speak at The Wisconsin Workforce Development Association’s annual Talent Development Conference (TDCON) on April 7 & 8 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells

Join us at #TDCON2022 on April 7th & 8th to hear Prof. Noelle Chesley present her thoughts on how employers might be hiring the wrong way as she examines Automated Hiring and Worker Shortages. Details on how to register for… Read More

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