Ohio University

Sociology News & Events

Alumni News | Hall Enjoys Data Analysis and Automation with Cleveland Food Bank

“I love the mission of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank,” says Staci Hall ‘15M. “I’m grateful to work with passionate people who strive to improve the lives of those in our community.” Hall started working with the food bank in Cleveland through AmeriCorps immediately after graduating with her M.A. in […]

The post Alumni News | Hall Enjoys Data Analysis and Automation with Cleveland Food Bank appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 11/18/2019

Terman, Kostansek Present ‘Intergenerational Community Visions in Appalachian Ohio’

Rachel Terman in her Bentley Annex officeby Alex Paoletti ’20 Dr. Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, and Joy Kostansek, M.A. student in Sociology, presented “Intergenerational Community Visions in Appalachian Ohio” at the Rural Sociological Society conference in August in Richmond, VA. RSS aims to improve rural life, community, and environment. The annual […]

The post Terman, Kostansek Present ‘Intergenerational Community Visions in Appalachian Ohio’ appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 11/12/2019

Happy Beginnings | Kuckuck Runs Online Advertising Campaigns

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. by Alex Paoletti ’20 Phalen Kuckuck ’16 is working as a director on the digital team at FP1 Strategies, a political consulting firm, and its sister company, […]

The post Happy Beginnings | Kuckuck Runs Online Advertising Campaigns appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 11/01/2019

Vander Ven Quoted on Problems on Columbus’ Sullivant Avenue

Tom Vander Ven sitting on sofa, arm along the back, smilingDr. Thomas Vander Ven, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, was quoted in a Columbus Dispatch article headlined “Longtime Sullivant Avenue residents determined to stay on street they call home.” Experts say the diminishing number of longtime residents can have a detrimental effect on areas like Sullivant Avenue. “When you […]

The post Vander Ven Quoted on Problems on Columbus’ Sullivant Avenue appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/27/2019

Alumni News | McCullough Enjoys Working with Start-Up Companies

by Alex Paoletti ’20 For the past few years, Lauren McCullough ’12 has worked for NC IDEA, a nonprofit organization that guides entrepreneurs towards successful companies. She managed the programming for NC IDEA LABS, as well as NC IDEA SOAR, a group designed to tackle problems specific to female entrepreneurship. […]

The post Alumni News | McCullough Enjoys Working with Start-Up Companies appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/22/2019

Notable Alumni | Emily Dunlap Advocates for Trafficked and Exploited Persons

Emily Dunlap, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Emily Dunlap ’10 B.A. Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies  As a Staff Attorney at Advocating […]

The post Notable Alumni | Emily Dunlap Advocates for Trafficked and Exploited Persons appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/21/2019

Notable Alumni | Michael Richard Fights Money Laundering, Financial Crimes

Michael Richards with his Bobcat letter friends at a football game.Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Michael Richard ’12 Sociology and Mathematics, ’13 M.A. in Sociology Michael Richard specializes in finding patterns […]

The post Notable Alumni | Michael Richard Fights Money Laundering, Financial Crimes appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/20/2019

Notable Alumni | Irving Berkowitz Dedicated to Human Rights and Dignity

Irving Berkowitz, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Irving Berkowitz ’73 Social Work “As the son of Holocaust survivors, Dr. Irving Berkowitz has […]

The post Notable Alumni | Irving Berkowitz Dedicated to Human Rights and Dignity appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/20/2019

Notable Alumni | Bryttani Debro Helps Victims of Human Trafficking in Ohio

A smiling Bryttani Barker DebroEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Bryttani Debro ’12 Sociology-Criminology, ’16 Master of Public Administration Bryttani Debro works with the Salvation Army […]

The post Notable Alumni | Bryttani Debro Helps Victims of Human Trafficking in Ohio appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/19/2019

Kaufman Presents on Drug Policy, Bias in Criminal Justice Decision-Making

Dr. Nicole Kaufman, portraitDr. Nicole Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented at the Frontiers of Democracy Conference at Tufts University in Boston in June. This innovative conference brings together personnel from non-profits, city governments, foundations, and academia to discuss pressing issues in inclusion, political institutions, and community mobilization to improve […]

The post Kaufman Presents on Drug Policy, Bias in Criminal Justice Decision-Making appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

Read More
Posted on 10/18/2019