Faculty News

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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Campos-Castillo Receives Honors

Celeste Campos-Castillo’s paper published in JAMIA last year wins Best Paper of the Year Award by the International Association of Medical Informatics. The article is entitled: “The Double-Edged Sword of Electronic Health Records: Implications for Patient Disclosure.” Read article…

Dr. Aneesh interviewed on “the boom” podcast

UWM Sociology Professor A. Aneesh is interviewed on Jim O’Connell’s new audio podcast “the boom.” The boom’s second episode, called Phone Work, explores the world of call center work and the humans on the other end of the line who… Read More

Gordon Gauchat on the Politics of Science Funding

Read the OUPblog interview, entitled The Politics of Science Funding where the Department of Sociology’s Gordon Gauchat addresses the issue of science funding and shares his thoughts on the importance of public perceptions of science, climate science, and social science.