Guzik on gun control

July 21, 2017

Keith Guzik , Associate Professor of Sociology discusses the plausibility of regulating guns like cars. License and registration, please: how regulating guns like cars could improve safety The Conversation , June 26

Reich publishes new book

July 21, 2017

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccine , by Jennifer A. Reich , Associate Professor of Sociology, was released last month by NYU Press. For or over a decade, Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that...

UCDALI Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development Grants

June 15, 2017

The CU Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the University of Colorado Denver CLAS Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development grants for spring 2017, selected from a pool of impressive candidates. Masoud Asidi-Zeybadadi and Richard Geyer , Department of Physics, will continue work...

Hill and students launch North/East Denver Change

May 12, 2017

A team led by Humanities and Social Sciences Instructor Jordan Hill has launched North/East Denver Change , a website dedicated to nonpartisan information about developments and the neighborhoods being affected. An interdisciplinary group of graduate students taking the “Critical Public Humanities” course launched the organization they have been creating for...

Lippert new research on E-Cigarettes

May 12, 2017

A new study from Adam Lippert , Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, and published in the journal Health and Place, found that certain school environments have an impact on electronic cigarette use among teenagers. Lippert’s research showed that students attending schools where e-cigarette use was very common were...

Lippert Receives Funding for Food Insecurity Research

April 13, 2017

With funding from a newly awarded R03 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Assistant Professor of Sociology Adam Lippert will be studying food insecurity and food acquisition strategies among homeless and precariously housed children and their families. He will conduct this project...

Sullivan Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Eviction Policy

April 13, 2017

Sociology Assistant Professor Esther Sullivan 's comparative ethnographic analysis of state regulation and housing insecurity has been published as the lead article in the top sociology journal, American Sociological Review (Vol. 82(2), pp. 243-269). This piece, which ASR referred to as "ground-breaking," examines outcomes of state policies meant to manage...

Reich Honorable Mention for Mirra Komarovsky Book Award

Feb. 16, 2017

Associate Professor of Sociology Jennifer Reich ’s book Calling the Shots received honorable mention for the 2017 Eastern Sociological Society’s Mirra Komarovsky Book Award . This award honors the memory of Mirra Komarovsky (February 5, 1905 – January 30, 1999), a pioneer in the sociology of gender.