Please join us in congratulating Assistant Professor Ryan Talbert, whose proposal titled “Adverse Childhood Experiences, Social Roles, and Cardiovascular Health among Black Men and Women” has been awarded funding through the CLAS Research in Academic Themes initiative.
Mary Bernstein: 2022 Provost’s Award
Congratulations to Professor of Sociology Mary Bernstein, who has been awarded the 2022 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship in the Distinguished Scholar Research Award category. Bernstein has shown a commitment to engaged scholarship through her intersectional research on sexual orientation, gender, and race, her teaching, and her service to the UConn community, […]
Bryan Greene: “Five Named to Fulbright US Student Program”
Congratulations to Graduate Student, Bryan Greene, who is among five UConn Students to receive the Fulbright Student Program award. Greene will be studying his research project, “From #ICantBreathe to #DontCallMeMurzyn: Exploring Anti-Blackness in Poland.” Read more about Bryan’s project in UConn Today.
David Embrick: Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award
Please join us in congratulating David Embrick, winner of the 2022 Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems! Established in 2016, the Kathleen S. Lowney Mentoring Award is awarded annually to an outstanding faculty member or community activist. The award was established to recognize the value of quality […]
Samantha Gove: Udall Scholar
Congratulations to Samantha Gove’24 (Sociology & Human Rights), mentioned in UConn Today’s recent article “Rising Junior Named a Udall Scholar.” Gove is the ninth student in UConn history to receive the prestigious Udall Scholarship.
Nicholas Simon: Winner of the CSCU Excellence in Teaching Award
Congratulations to Professor Nicholas Simon of Sociology at Eastern Connecticut State University for receiving the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System’s 2022 Excellence in Teaching Award! Professor Simon received his Ph.D. in Sociology from UConn in 2017.
UConn Junior Named a Truman Scholar
Congratulations to Irene Soteriou ’23 (CLAS) who has been recently named a Truman Scholar with the help of mentoring from Professor of Sociology, Bradley Wright. Check out the article here. *Excerpt from Article* “Working with Dr. Wright was illuminating in that it opened my eyes to the possibility of leading a life of intentionality and […]
Nicholas Xenophontos: 2022 SURF Grant
Please join us in congratulating undergraduate Sociology major Nicholas (Niko) Xenophontos and his faculty mentor, Mary Bernstein, on being awarded a SURF grant for his research project entitled: “Preventing Gun Violence Online: Comparing Social Media Content from the National Rifle Association and Everytown for Gun Safety.”
Andrew Deener and Christin Munsch: OVPR Scholarship Facilitation Fund
The Office of the Vice President for Research recently announced the Scholarship Facilitation Fund (SFF). The SFF is designed to assist faculty in the initiation, completion, or advancement of research projects, scholarly activities, creative works, or interdisciplinary initiatives that are critical to advancing the faculty member’s scholarship and/or creative works. We are proud to announce that […]
Meanings of “America” Contest Winners
The Meanings of Democracy Lab directed by Ruth Braunstein, Associate Professor of Sociology, is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021 Meanings of “America” Multimedia Contest. They received a large number of high-quality submissions, but these finalists distinguished themselves with their originality, creativity, and the overall quality of their work. Congratulations in particular to undergraduate Sociology […]