2016 Newsletter

2016 Newsletter

Ohio State’s Department of Sociology ranks 17th among U.S. best graduate programs in the field and 10th among public universities (U.S. News and World Report (2014)). Our undergraduate program is one…
In a relatively short time at Ohio State, Hollie Nyseth Brehm, assistant professor in sociology and criminology, has become a highly respected and beloved instructor, mentor…
Townsand Price-Spratlen continues to build on his historical ethnogenesis and human ecology research.  Two book projects comprise much of this community justice research. A…
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is an international initiative directed at transforming ways of thinking about crime and justice. Inside-Out courses offer a community-based approach to…
Amber Hamilton (senior, sociology) Amber recently defended her senior thesis, “Race, State Violence and Media Framing,” for which she received a $1,000 research grant from…
Evelyn Gertz What is the topic of your research? My research focuses on mass violence, specifically how siblings contribute to genocide perpetrators' propensity towards…
What year did you graduate? 1974 What was your favorite subject matter in sociology/criminology? My favorite subject matter was what causes criminal behavior. What…
Meet our Health Scholars Ohio State faculty members who study health and wellbeing investigate a wide range of outcomes – everything from fertility intentions among African women to the impact of…
This year, with the help of David Martinez, academic advisor and research coordinator, we will be forming a Department of Sociology peloton that will be associated with the…
It should be no surprise that the cutting-edge research performed by our world-class faculty and graduate students is not only making the news, its making news.  You can read all about it here, but…