Professional Awards

Peggy Giordano to receive Edwin L. Sutherland Award

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Peggy Giordano was named the 2019 recipient of the Edwin L. Sutherland Award by the American Society of Criminology for her outstanding contributions to the field of criminology. She will be recognized at the awards ceremony during the annual meeting in November and will deliver an address to the Society on a topic of her choice. Awarded biennially since 1960, the Sutherland Award is the highest honor bestowed in the field. Congratulations, Peggy!

I-Fen Lin named GSA Fellow

Congratulations to Professor I-Fen Lin who was awarded Fellow status for her outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting. She was nominated by the current and former editors of the flagship GSA journal, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences. GSA Fellow status recognizes members for their outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology.

Kei Nomaguchi named "Top 50 Overall Contributor" by WRFN

Professor Kei Nomaguchi was named 2018 “Top 50” Overall Contributor to Work and Family Research by the Work and Family Researchers Network.

Colleagues won "Article of the Year" from ACJS


Congratulations to Assistant Professors Tom Mowen (l) and John Boman who received the "2018 Article of the Year Award" from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) for their publication “Assessing the Within-Person Impact of Social/Behavioral Programs, Increased Supervision, and Jail Time on Polysubstance Use During Reentry.” The article was recently published in Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research. The colleagues accepted the award at the annual meeting of the ACJS in Baltimore, MD. Read article...

Colleagues' new book explores relationship formation


Dr. Grace Kao (Yale University), and Drs. Kara Joyner and Kelly Stamper Balistreri (Bowling Green State University) have written a book published by Russell Sage. In The Company We Keep: Interracial Friendships and Romantic Relationships from Adolescence to Adulthood, the authors examine how race, gender, socioeconomic status, and other factors affect the formation of interracial friendships and romantic relationships among youth. Read more about her book

Grant Awards
Sociology faculty continue to compete successfully for grants to support their research. New external grant funding over the past year includes: 
  • Kelly Balistreri, PI
    Title: "Senior Hunger and the Food Security Infrastructure"
    Funding Source: USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • John H. Boman, PI
    Title: “The TASC-MAT Program for Opioid Disorders During Reentry”
    Funding Source: US DOJ, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Second Chance Act for Community-based Reentry
  • Susan L. Brown and I-Fen Lin, Multiple PIs
    Title: "Health and Well-being Effects on Later-life Divorce and Subsequent Repartnering"
    Funding Source: R15 National Institute on Aging  
  • Wendy D. Manning, Co-I (Claire Kamp Dush, Ohio State, PI)
    Title: "The National Couples’ Health and Time Study"
    Funding Source: R01 Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Wendy D. Manning, Susan L. Brown, and Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Co-I (Mindy Scott, Child Trends, PI)
    Title: "Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center" MAST
    Funding Source: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Children and Families, at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Updated: 11/06/2020 02:36PM