April 30, 2019
Sociology faculty, graduate students present at the Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting
Several faculty members and graduate students from the sociology program participated in the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society April 17-20 in Chicago.
- Rebekah Carnes, doctoral student, presented a paper titled "Voices for Movement: Comparing #OneBillionRising with #MeToo."
- Karly Eden, master's student, presented a paper titled "Agnew's General Strain Theory and Adolescent Deviance among Students in Inner-City Schools."
- Mari-Esther Edwards, doctoral student, presented a paper titled "Un Muro Dentro de una Nación Sin Fronteras (A Wall Within a Boundary-Less Nation)."
- Alisa Garni, associate professor, presented a paper titled "My Farm is Your Farm: The Effects of Immigrant Employee Citizenship on Rural Development."
- Richard Goe, professor; Kevin Steinmetz, associate professor; and Alexandra Pimentel, doctoral student, presented a paper titled "The Response of Organizations to Social Engineering."
- Kelli Grant, doctoral student, presided over a section titled "Research in Prisons and on the Incarcerated," and presented a paper titled "Does Food Promote Deviant Behavior? Examining Prisoner Adaptations in Highly Regulated Prison Food Environments."
- Foster Kamanga, doctoral student, presented a paper titled "Development Approaches within the Global Food Regime: Case Studies Approach."
- Nadia Shapkina, assistant professor, presented a paper titled "#IAmNotAfraidtoSay Campaign: Making Sexual Violence Visible in Ukraine and Russia."
- Adam Veitch, doctoral student, presented a paper titled "Uneven Geographic Development of Beer Breweries in the United States."
- L. Frank Weyher, associate professor, presided over a section "Applying and Extending Social Science Theories," and presented a paper titled "It's About Time:" A Contrast of Two Models."
- Bryan Williams, master's student, presented a paper titled "Bureaucracy, the Profession, and Retention of Captains in the United States Army."
The sociology program is part of the College of Arts and Sciences sociology, anthropology, and social work department. Visit the website to learn more.