Dr. Finch was unanimously elected as the Department of Sociology’s new Undergraduate Coordinator. In her new position, she will be chairing our Undergraduate Curriculum and Assessment Committee, which works to coordinate our B.S. degree and Sociology Minor.
Dr. Jielu Lin’s article “Inter-Individual Variability in Trajectories of Functional Limitations by Race/Gender” was recently published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B.
Dr. Janine Schipper’s book Teaching with Compassion: An Educator’s Oath to Teach from the Heart was recently features by Greater Good Magazine’s list of favorite books for educators in 2018.
Dr. Yvonne Luna was the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Outstanding Latino/Latina Faculty Service/Teaching in Higher Education Award from the Pete. C. Garcia Victoria Foundation. Her award was sponsored the Arizona Diamondbacks. Dr. Luna was recognized for her commitment to student achievement and her outstanding and innovative pedagogy and leadership.
Erin has been awarded funding to further enhance the blended sections of SOC101 through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant.