Brendan Beck Wins Petersilla Award

Sept. 30, 2020

Assistant Sociology Professor Brenden Beck (along with coauthor Adam Goldstein) recently won the American Society of Criminology's Petersilia Award for Best Paper, for “ Governing Through Police? Housing Market Reliance, Welfare Retrenchment, and Police Budgeting in an Era of Declining Crime ” ( Social Forces , 96(3):1183-1210). The Joan Petersilia...

Maren Scull publishes on “sugaring” relationships in the US

Sept. 25, 2019

In the latest issue of the journal Sociological Perspectives , Assistant Professor Clinical Teaching Track, and Undergraduate Advisor to the Department of Sociology, Maren Scull expands on her previous research into sugar relationships, also known as “mutually beneficial relationships” or “sponsored agreements.” Although academics have focused on sugaring in various...

Sullivan named TIAA Chancellor’s Engaged Scholar

May 7, 2019

Esther Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was one of seven faculty named by Chancellor Horrell to be the 2019 TIAA Chancellor’s Engaged Scholars.

Lippert wins Graduate School Mentoring Award

May 7, 2019

Adam Lippert, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was one of two CU Denver faculty to be awarded the 2019 Dean’s Master’s Student Mentoring Award from the Graduate School.

EURēCA! Student Travel Awards Announced

Jan. 14, 2019

Lindsey Hamilton, the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Education through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Student Travel Award. This competitive award provided up to $1500 for CU Denver undergraduates to attend a conference, meeting, or workshop to disseminate...

Sullivan and Other Faculty to study Hurricane Harvey affordable housing recovery

Aug. 23, 2018

A team of faculty from the University of Colorado Denver (along with partners at Texas A&M University) has received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the recovery of mobile home parks in the Houston metropolitan area following Hurricane Harvey. Assistant Professor of Sociology Esther Sullivan...

Reich's Book Wins Distinguished Scholarship Award

March 15, 2018

Sociology Professor Jennifer Reich's book Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines was overwhelmingly selected as the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Scholarship Award by the Pacific Sociological Association. She will be honored at the Pacific Sociological Association’s 89th Annual Meetings/Conference at the end of the month in Long Beach,...

Small portrait of Maren Scull

Scull publishes on male strippers' self-identity

Jan. 18, 2018

New publication from CTT Assistant Professor of Sociology, Maren Scull, " Managing Identity in a Dirty Occupation: Male Strippers Experiences with Social Stigmas ." Sociological Spectrum 37(6): 390-411. In this research, I explore the social stigmas male strippers experience for engaging in a deviant occupation and the identity work they...

Guzik and colleagues receive NSF funding to study body-worn cameras

Oct. 5, 2017

Associate Professor of Sociology Keith Guzik (together with Onook Oh and Ronald Ramirez from the CU Denver School of Business, and Tony Tong from the Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder) recently received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a 3-year project examining the impact of...

Bosick receives ASA funding

Sept. 21, 2017

Sociology Associate Professor Stacey Bosick was recently awarded a grant from the Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, from the American Sociological Association. The award provides additional funding to a project that she is conducting with the Denver DA’s office entitled, "The Power of Discretion: Racial Disparities in Criminal...