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Questions to and from the City of Superior

Public Comments to Superior City Council
May 1, 2018

As a social scientist I have been talking to people and taking notes on their questions and experiences for the last several days since the Husky Refinery explosion on Thursday April 26. 457 more words

Food Insecurity on Campus

Sociology in Action is a an upper division course about applied and public sociology. Each semester we use sociological theory and methods to address a current social issue or provide research for a nonprofit in our community. 57 more words

MSU Mankato

Save the Date Ottawa! May 26 Conference: Building A Sanctuary City from Below

An exciting event coming up in Ottawa

*Please share widely*

From the Ground Up: Building a Sanctuary City Together

Every day we witness the fallout of the global crisis of displacement. 219 more words


What does it mean to claim people were ‘doing sociology’?

What does it mean to claim a historical figure as a (proto)sociologist? What does it mean to claim people were ‘doing sociology’ under any rubric? Keneth MacDonald began… 561 more words


Review essay: Public engagement and the influence imperative

I have written a review essay at the invitation of Contemporary Sociology. Here’s a preprint version on SocArXiv: https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/v27xk/.

This is the abstract. Feedback welcome! 185 more words

Me @ Work

America For Who?

There are evident indicators of the positive impacts immigrants have on the labor force. Immigrants who are placed under Temporary Protected Status (more commonly known for its acronym, TPS) have contributed greatly to the American economy. 478 more words

What Kind of Sociologist am I?

A good one, hopefully, would be my first reaction to that question however we know that that is a cop out if ever there was one. 1,150 more words