Sociology / Anthropology

Our Faculty & Students in Action

ANTHROPOLOGY

Congratulations to These Faculty Members:
Dr. Alexandra Klales on successfully completing the "Certificate of Teaching & Learning" (2016-2017)
Dr. Laura Murphy on successfully completing the "Certificate of Teaching & Learning" (2016-2017)
Book Review: Stirring the Pot (by Dr. Mary Sundal)
Congratulations To These Students:
Susie Athey (Forensic AN Major)– Received Research Assistant position for research grant: “An interactive morphological database for estimating sex in modern adults”, funding agency: National Institute of Justice (March 2017)
Brianna Bradshaw (Forensic AN Major) – Initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies) (March 2017)
Jordan Carley (Forensic AN Major) – Initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies) (March 2017)
Emma Davis (AN Major) – Nominated for SOAR (Student Organization Achievement Recognition) Award for the True Blue Bod Award (March 2017) (Winners of the various awards will be announced on April 13th)
Sarah McILrath – Received $1000 Dean’s Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year (April 2017)
Jessica Rankin (AN Major) – Named Who’s Who Among Students (February 2017)
Jessica Rankin (AN Major) – Nominated for SOAR (Student Organization Achievement Recognition) Award for the Random Acts of Kindness Award (March 2017) (Winners of the various awards will be announced on April 13th)
Mackenzie Walls (Forensic AN Major) – Presented “Testing the reliability of morphological sex estimation methods used in forensic anthropology” at Undergraduate Research Day at the Kansas Capitol (February 2017)
Mackenzie Walls (Forensic AN Major) – Received Research Assistant position for research grant: “An interactive morphological database for estimating sex in modern adults”, funding agency: National Institute of Justice (March 2017)
Mackenzie Walls (Forensic AN Major) – Received Summer 2017 Internship with the FBI (March 2017)
Mackenzie Walls (Forensic AN Major) – Will be presenting “Testing the reliability of morphological sex estimation methods used in forensic anthropology” at Apeiron on April 28th (April 2017)

SOCIOLOGY

Congratulations to These Faculty Members:
Gender Brown Bag Presentation: The Sociological Imagination and The Gay Life
World
(by Dr. Chris Conner)
What have you done today to make me feel proud: A Queer Reading On The Left (by Dr. Chris Conner)
Hacking the Gayborhood (by Dr. Chris Conner)
Book Review: The Social Construction of Race in Brazil: A Postcolonial Ethnographic Account of Race in Afro-Brazilian Families (by Dr. Chris Conner)
Dr. Chris Conner has been accepted to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Forensic Sciences and Digital Investigation (April 2017)
Congratulations To These Students:
Katherine Kobzar (SO Major) on being named Who's Who Among Students (February 2017)
Abby Price (SO Major) on being a recipient of $1000 scholarship from the Laurie Marie Scholarship fund (March 2017)
Abby Price (SO Major) for being nominated for SOAR (Student Organization Achievement Recognition) Award for the True Blue Bod Award (March 2017) (Note: Winners for the various awards will be announced on April 13th)
Brennen Rollin – Received $500 Dean’s Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year (April 2017)
Troy Russell (SO Major) on receiving $1000 Scholarly/Creative WTE Grant  for project titled "Frank William Blackmar: The 'Pioneer' Sociologist From Kansas!" (February 2017)
Troy Russell – Will be presenting his WTE project titled “Frank William Blackmar: The ‘Pioneer’ Sociologist From Kansas!” at the Midwest  Sociological Society Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, WI on March 31st (March 2017)
Troy Russell – Will be presenting his WTE project titled “Frank William Blackmar: The ‘Pioneer’ Sociologist From Kansas!” at Apeiron on April 28th (April 2017)

Sociology/Anthropology Club

SO/AN Club - Nominated for SOAR (Student Organization Achievement Recognition) Award for the Student Organization of the Year Award (March 2017) (Winners of the various awards will be announced on April 13th)