Faculty News

“Two Takes On Milwaukee’s Lead In Water Challenge”

UWM Sociology Professor Noelle Chesley discusses her proposed research to conduct an evaluation of the Milwaukee Water Filter program in a recent interview by Wisconsin Public Radio. She hopes her research can help families so fewer kids are impacted by lead contaminated water.

“Is your ZIP code your destiny?” Marcus Britton featured in UWM Report

In a recent article of the UWM Report, Sociology Professor Marcus Britton discusses his research in the study of neighborhoods and the influences of Milwaukee’s segregation on education and poverty as well as a comparison to other cities’ efforts to combat segregation.

PhD Student Michael Miner Earns First Prize in Competition

PhD student Michael Miner receives first prize in the Midwest Sociological Society’s graduate student paper competition for his paper “Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and the Shortage in Primary Healthcare: Professional Autonomy in the Public Discourse.” Congratulations Michael!

Advancing health science through collaboration

The Department of Sociology’s Noelle Chesley has teamed with Jake Luo, and W. Hobart Davies “to create TecHealth, an initiative that aims to harness and develop regional, inter-institutional and transdisciplinary research strength to solve problems at the intersection of health and technology.”

LGBT+ Champion of the Year – Cary Costello

Annual Fall Awards Ceremony
Cary Costello is recognized as the Chancellor’s LGBT+ Champion of the Year on October 11, 2017. The Department of Sociology’s Associate Professor Costello is the Coordinator of the LGBT Studies Program at UWM.

Wave of the Future: Microchip Workers

UWM Department of Sociology’s Noelle Chesley was quoted in the article “Wisconsin company holds ‘chip party’ to microchip workers.” Chesley stated that microchips and other body technologies are “the wave of the future.” The article (by Jeff Baenen) appeared in… Read More

Professor Aneesh co-edits Sage Publication

Sociology’s Professor Aneesh (Guest Editor) co-edited a special issue of the Sage Journal, Science, Technology and Society, Volume 22, Issue 1, March 2017. Read the journal.

Inside American Higher Education: Is the World’s Best System in Crisis?

American Higher Education is often uncritically praised in Japan. In her newly published book, “Inside American Higher Education: Is the World’s Best System in Crisis”, Dr. Aki Roberts discusses the current challenges American universities are facing…

New “Work in Progress” Blog

The research of the UWM Department of Sociology’s Noelle Chesley is highlighted on the new blog “Work in Progress: Sociology on the economy, work and inequality.” The theme of Professor Chesley’s research article is what the experiences of breadwinner workers tell us about work (and home).

Professor Gauchat’s research mentioned in New Yorker Magazine

UWM Sociology professor Gordon Gauchat’s U.S. survey data research is referred to in the New Yorker Magazine article, “The Mistrust of Science.”

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