Harvey Nicholson (Sociology, PhD) was selected as a Health Policy Research Scholar. Harvey works to close the gap in health disparities throughout the United States. Out of 295 applicants, Nicholson was one of 40 chosen to be a part of this national leadership program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. See full story here: https://sciences.ucf.edu/news/ph-d-candidate-closing-health-gap/
Ketty Fernandez, who is entering our PhD program, sponsored by Dr. Lin Huff-Corzine, was the Sociology graduate student recipient of the Graduate College’s Summer Minority Fellowship. For her project Ketty began working with a complex serial murder dataset and presented preliminary findings at the Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting in Memphis
Grant Mohi’s (Sociology MA, admitted fall 2014) article “Positive Outcomes of Divorce: A Multi-Method Study on the Effects of Parental Divorce on Children” has been accepted for publication in the UCF Undergraduate Research Journal.
Sara Strickhouser (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2013) was awarded the Athena International Emerging Leadership Fellowship.
Denise Crisafi’s (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2011) article “Within the Bounds: The Role of Relocation on Intimate Partner Violence Help-Seeking for Immigrant and Native Women with Histories of Homeless” has been accepted for publication in Violence Against Women. The article is co-written with Jana Jasinski, Ph.D.
Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz’s (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) article “Who’s Protected?” Exploring Perceptions of Domestic Violence Laws by Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.
Lindsey Blumenstein (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) and Rachel Morgan’s (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) article “Testing Johnson’s Typology: Is there Gender Symmetry in Intimate Terrorism” has been accepted for publication in Violence & Victims. The article is co-written with Jana Jasinski, Ph.D.
Marc Settembrino (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) received the ASA Teaching Innovations Award.
Tangela Towns’ (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2009) article “Barriers to Care; Health Promotion among Hispanic Males” has been accepted for publication in Sociology Compass.
James McCutcheon’s (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) article “Discursive Constructions of Breastfeeding in U.S.State Laws” has been published in Women & Health. The article is co-written with Shannon K. Carter, Ph.D.
Marc Settembrino (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2010) received a Quick Response Grant from the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado-Boulder to study the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the homeless living in New Jersey. Marc will travel to Hoboken and Atlantic City to conduct interviews with homeless men and women and service providers.
Donna King’s (Sociology PhD, admitted fall 2012) article “The War on Women’s Fundamental Rights: Connecting U.S. Supreme Court Originalism to Rightwing, Conservative Extremism in American Politics” has been a published in the Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, 19(1), 99-146.