Graduate Colloquium Series
All colloquia held via Zoom. Please contact Dr. Alisa Garni, Graduate Program Director, for more information (email@example.com).
“First Fridays” Graduate Colloquia - 2020/2021
Special thanks to the Adamchak Lecture Series for sponsoring these colloquia.
March 5, 2021: Special Guest Speaker in Social Inequalities
Dr. Tanya Golash-Boza, Professor of Sociology at University of California, Merced, on “The Violence of Dis/Investment: Gentrification in Washington, DC”.
February 5, 2021: Special Guest Speaker in Politics and Development
Dr. Stanislav Vysotsky, Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Fraser Valley in British Columbia, presenting “American Antifa: The Tactics, Culture, and Practice of Militant Antifascism”.
December 4, 2020: Graduate Alumni Panel on Academic Careers, Publishing, and Public Sociology
Sarah Donley, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Jacksonville State University.
Laura Logan, Associate Professor of Sociology, Hastings College.
Stacy Smith, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Michigan State University.
Friday, November 6, 2020: Special Guest Speaker in Criminology
Dr. Judah Schept, Associate Professor at the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University, presenting “Cages in the Coalfields: Carceral Social Reproduction in Central Appalachia.”.
Friday, October 2, 2020: Applied Sociology Panel with Graduate Alumni
George Browne, Statistician in the Prosecution and Judicial Statistics Unit for the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).
Donya Karimi, Senior Research and Data Analyst at the Washington State Office of Financial Management.
Megan McCall, Coordinated Entry Manager, Rose Brooks Center (https://www.rosebrooks.org/about-rosebrooks/overview/).
Jennifer Miller, Director of Health Promotion, Lefene Student Health Center, Kansas State University.
Allison Teeter, Assistant Director, Strategic Initiatives & Development Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation, Kansas State University.