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New Research Grants

  • Danielle Bessett has been named Co-Investigator for the Community Health Program Grant, Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST) examining Contraception Uptake among High Risk Populations: Improving Reproductive Health Services Offered in Public Health Systems (Principal Investigator: Jennifer L. Mooney, Hamilton County Reproductive Health & Wellness Program Director, Cincinnati Health Department) 
  • David Maume received an NSF grant to study how sleep problems affects rates of depression, substance use, and obesity among teenagers.

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Recent Graduates

A list of our recent MA graduates can be found here.

A list of our recent PhD graduates can be found here

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Dissertation Fellowships

Two of our PhD students won Dissertation Fellowships for 2014-15 from the Taft Research Center: Ciera Graham, for her study, Black Spaces at White Insitutions: How Do Black Students Perceive and Utilize Black Student Campus Organizations at Predominately White Urban and Rural Insitutions? and Aaryn Green for Color TV: Does Popular Television Programming Simultaneously Promote Colorblindness and Nonwhite Racial Stereotypes and If So, How?

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Recent Professional Honors

  • Erynn Casanova: elected President of the Ecuadorian Studies Section of the LAtin American Studies Association (LASA).
  • Littisha Bates: named a 2017 Rising Star by the YWCA Academy of Career Women of Achievement. 
  • Littisha Bates: handpicked to receive the Terry Kershaw Social Justice and Legacy Award
  • David Maume: elected by the Fellows of the Graduate School as one of its Fellows

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Recent Books by Faculty

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UC Sociology in the Media

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