September 2013 Archives

New Book Released

Crime and the punished.jpgDoug Hartmann and Chris Uggen with publishing partner W.W. Norton, have edited the second volume of The Society Pages series, which tackles crime and punishment. Along with contributors including, Hollie Nyseth Brehm, Shannon Golden, Sarah Lageson, Suzy McElrath, Joshua Page, and Sarah Shannon, Crime and the Punished, examines how crime and punishment are culturally defined, institutionally structured, and socially negotiated.

Uggen Participating in University's Strategic Plan

Chris Uggen was appointed to President Kaler's faculty-led workgroup that will develop the next University strategic plan. Of the 500 nominations, he was chosen to be part of this 27 member group.

Congratulations Dr. Shannon Golden

Shannon Golden successfully defended her dissertation "After Atrocity: Community Reconstruction in Northern Uganda," on Sept. 20, 2013. Shannon's advisor is Professor Elizabeth Heger Boyle. Dr. Golden has taken a position as a Visiting Research Fellow with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

How will same-sex marriage ruling affect children?

Kathy Hull was quoted in a USA Today article on the impact of the Supreme Court rulings. The article focused the on cultural and legal implications.

What are you eating?

Rachel Schurman was quoted in a New York Times article discussing the difference between the US and Europe regarding the use, sale, and labeling of genetically modified foods.


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