Graduate Student Awards & Publications
Recent Graduate Student Publications
Comi, Matt. 2021. “Seeds, chemicals, and stuff: The agency of things in (un)just agriculture regimes” in Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene. Ed. Melinda Laituri, Stacia Ryder, Kathryn Powlen. Routledge.
Erickson, Matt and ChangHwan Kim. 2021. "Tied Staying on the Rise? Declining Migration among Co-Breadwinner Couples in the United States, 1990s to 2010s." Social Forces. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/soab146
Kim, Andrew Taeho, ChangHwan Kim, Scott Tuttle, and Yurong Zhang. 2020. "COVID-19 and the decline in Asian American employment." Research in Social Stratification and Moblity. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2020.100563>https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2020.100563
Cooper, David, Brock Ternes, and James Ordner. 2020. "Grassroots resistance to energy project encroachment: Analyzing environmental mobilization against the Keystone XL Pipeline." Journal of Civil Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/17448689.2020.1717151
Adamson, Erin, and Cecilia Menjívar. 2020. "The Impact of Adjacent Laws on Implementing Violence Against Women Laws: Legal Violence in the Lives of Costa Rican Women." Law & Social Inquiry. https://doi.org/10.1017/lsi.2019.58
Oh, Byeongdon. 2019. "Broken Promise of College? New Educational Sorting Mechanisms for Intergenerational Association in the 21st Century. Social Science Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2019.102375
Lipsman, Jacob E. Forthcoming.“Local Knowledge and Democracy in Fisheries Management: A Case Study of Adaptation to the Anthropocene in Southeast Louisiana.” Ecology and Society.
Matlock, Adrianne Showalter, and Jacob Lipsman. 2019. “Mitigating Environmental Harm in Urban Planning: An Ecological Perspective.” Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. doi:10.1080/09640568.2019.1599327
Ohmsford, Dean. 2019. But I'm the Lucky One: A Narrative. In B. Slatton and C. Brailey (Eds.), Women and Inequality in the 21st Century. Routledge.
Comi, Matt. 2019. “‘The Right Hybrid for Every Acre’: Assembling the Social Worlds of Corn and Soy Seed-Selling in Conventional Agricultural Techniques.” Sociologia Ruralis. doi.org/10.1111/soru.12227
Kudos: Graduate Student Awards, Grants, & Honors
Sam Kendrick. 2023 KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
John Kaiser. 2023 KU Carlin GTA Award.
Qixin Pan. 2022 MSS Three Minute Thesis Competition, second place.
Jennifer Babitzke. 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Outstanding MA Thesis.
Damilola Adepeju-Fashina. 2022 KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Matt Erickson. 2022 KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Damilola Adepeju-Fashina. 2022 University Women's Club Scholarship.
Heeyoun Shin. 2022 Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Foundation, Sherman and Irene Dreiseszun Scholarship.
Joelle Spotswood. 2021 KU Graduate Studies Argersinger Dissertation Award.
Jennifer Dueñas. 2021 KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Kafayat Mahmoud. 2021 KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Elyse Neumann. 2021-22 REI Graduate Student Grant-Writing Incentive Award.
Walter Goettlich. 2021-22 REI Social Justice Award.
Heeyoun Shin. 2021 Korea Labor Institute Paper Proposal Competition Award.
Jennifer Dueñas. 2019-20 KU Carlin GTA Award.
Alex Myers. 2019-20 KU Graduate Studies GTA Award.
Darcy Sullivan. 2020. National Council on Family Relationships, Families & Health Section, Outstanding Student and New Professional Poster Award.
David Cooper. 2020. KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Sarah Smith. 2020. KU Graduate Studies Summer Research Scholarship.
Darcy Sullivan. 2020. Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society Graduate Student Paper Award.
Erin Adamson. 2019. KU Latin American Studies Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Scholarship.
Matt Comi. 2019. American Sociology Association (ASA): Robert Boguslaw Award for Technology and Humanism
(for the paper “‘The Right Hybrid for Every Acre’: Assembling the Social Worlds of Corn and Soy Seed-Selling in Conventional Agricultural Techniques.”)
Matt Comi. 2019. Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS): Alex McIntosh Prize for Graduate Student Paper (For the working paper: "‘Pure yeast cultures’: a social history of standard lager 1850-1910”)
Kafayat Mahmoud. 2019. Gerontological Society of America Mentoring and Career Development Technical Assistance Workshop Junior Investigator Diversity Fellow Travel Award.
Kafayat Mahmoud. 2019. Stephen McNown and Miriam McNown Memorial Scholarship, KU International Affairs.
Scott Tuttle. 2019. KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Research Excellence Initiative Graduate Student Grant Writing Fund.
Recent Doctoral Student Job Placements
Matt Erickson, Survey Statistician, US Census Bureau, Population Division, Local Government Estimates and Processing, starting fall 2023.
Kafayat Mahmoud, Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston University, starting fall 2023.
Andrew Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center, starting fall 2023.
Elyse Neumann, Assistant Professor, Winston-Salem State University, Department of Behavioral Sciences.
Matt Comi, Koller Postdoctoral Fellow, National Farm Medicine Center at the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.
Assistant Professor, Utah Valley University, Department of Behavioral Sciences.
Sarah Smith, Social Science Research Analyst, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, Office of Evaluations and Inspections.
Emily Morrow, Associate Professor, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Department of Sociology
Joelle Spotswood, Instructor, Emporia State University
Jacob Lipsman, Impact Analyst, LifeCity
Byeongdon Oh, Postdoctoral Fellow, Portland State University
Daniel Alvord, Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University, Department of Sociology, starting fall 2023.
Andrea Gómez Cervantes, President's Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Chicana & Chicano Studies, 2019-20.
Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University, Department of Sociology.
Lukas Szrot, Assistant Professor, Bemidji State University, Department of Sociology & Communication Studies
Brock Ternes, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Wilmington, starting Fall 2023.