Department News, March 2024

Departmental News

Posted: Apr 05, 2024 - 12:00am


Lisa Broidy, and colleagues from Griffith University in Australia, published an article titled Offending Trajectories in an Australian Birth Cohort: Differences and Similarities across Gender” in the journal Criminal Justice & Behavior.

Lisa Broidy and her colleague Md Jahirul Islam published an article titled “The Transformative Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Shaping Gender Norms and Empowering Women: Evidence From Pakistan and Nepal” in Violence Against Women.


Invited Talks, Conference Presentations, Keynotes

An article co-authored by graduate student Emily Ahrend along with colleagues on North Campus titled "Transgender Patients, Gender-Affirming Care, and Mental Health Outcomes” was accepted for presentation at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Spring Conference 2024 in Los Angeles, CA, this May.

Graduate student Lacey Hites will be attending the Intersectional Qualitative Research Methods Institute for Advanced Doctoral Students (IQRMI-ADS) at UT Austin this summer.


Awards and Honors 

Graduate student Vittoria Totaro’s proposal titled "Sustainable Farmers' Mental Health in a Changing Climate: A Socio-Ecological Study" has been selected for funding for the 2024-2025 award year by the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) Pilot Projects Research Training (PPRT) Program. This program is part of the NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. 


Public Engagement, Public-facing Scholarship, and News Coverage

Eli Wilson will be presenting a talk titled “Handcrafted Careers: How Artisanal Work and Social Inequality Come Together in the Craft Beer Industry” at the next faculty Lightning Lounge, April 10 from 4-5 p.m. in Ortega Hall room 335. The Lightning Lounge events feature 7-minute talks by faculty from across campus about their research and scholarship with time for questions and networking.