October 2013 Archives

Two Top Journals Come to Minnesota!

Joachim Savelsberg and Timothy Johnson (Political Science) are now co-editors of Law & Society Review (LS&R). This is the journal of the Law & Society Association and regarded by socio-legal scholars worldwide as a leading publication for work bearing on the relationship between society and the legal process.

John "Rob" Warren is the editor of Sociology of Education (SOE), a journal of the American Sociological Association. This is the top ranked publication in education research. They publish research that examines how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development.

Uggen Invited to White House

Chris Uggen was invited to participate in a White House Parental Incarceration Workshop. Following presentations by experts in the field, he offered the concluding remarks to an audience of policy leaders, practitioners, and political actors.

Atheists Right to "Secular Safe Zone"

Penny Edgell was quoted in a Washington Times article regarding the movement by secular student groups for the same protection federal law grants Christian students to gather in "safe zones." She cites her research finding on the continuing prejudice and distrust of atheists.

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