Congratulations to Dr. Roberta Spalter-Roth, faculty affiliate with the Institute for Immigration Research and Center for Social Science Research, for being named winner of the 2023 Stuart A. Rice Merit Award for Career Achievement from the District of Columbia Sociological Society (DCSS).
Consequential research on gender-based violence on SportsWorld by two sociology alum, Katelyn Foltz (MA Sociology) and Marissa Kiss (PhD Sociology) with sociologists, Angie Hattery and Earl Smith from University of Delaware's Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-based Violence.
Food insecurity is something that Drew Bonner, a second-year sociology PhD student at George Mason University, experienced before he knew what to call it. Bonner’s interest in understanding food access was piqued during his AP human geography class in his junior year of high school, when the class studied food deserts, areas where access to affordable and high quality fresh food is limited.
Please make your students aware that the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is now accepting applications for the Dean’s Challenge Awards for 2023. These awards acknowledge exceptional undergraduate and graduate students who have excelled while making academically challenging choices. Recipients receive a stipend, funded by generous donations from friends of the college, to help with their educational expenses.