The Social Network

The Social Network is the Department of Sociology's newsletter, which goes out biannually. You can read our most recent edition here.

If you would like to review older issues, please contact the department.


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.


Recent Graduates

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

A list of our recent PhD graduates can be found here


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?


Recent Professional Honors

  • Steven Carlton-Ford: voted Chari-Elect of the Peace, War, and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association. 
  • Littisha Bates: named a 2017 Rising Star by the YWCA Academy of Career Women of Achievement and handpicked to receive the Terry Kershaw Social Justice and Legacy Award
  • Erynn Casanova: elected President of the Ecuadorian Studies Section of the LAtin American Studies Association (LASA).
  • Annulla Linders: President of the North Central Sociological Association (2017-2018), Editor of Sociological Focus, and Co-Editor (with Earl Wright II) of Social Problems starting in June 2018
  • David Maume: elected by the Fellows of the Graduate School as one of its Fellows
  • Earl Wright II: Co-Editor (with Annulla Linders) of Social Problems starting in June 2018


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