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Posted on March 29th, 2024 in Alumni, Announcements, Faculty, Research, Student/Alumni by Carrie E. Foote

To an audience representing 30 states and 5 countries, Dr. Kelsey Binion, recent graduate from the Health Communication PhD Program, and Dr. Maria Brann, professor of Communication Studies, presented a plenary session titled, “Exploring the Use of Theatre to Inform and Shape Behaviors About Infertility” at the annual Institute of Reproductive Grief Care symposium. They …

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Posted on February 21st, 2024 in Award, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Congratulations to Elizabeth Nelson, Indiana University-Indianapolis for winnning the Annual Book Award from the National Council on Public History, which recognizes outstanding scholarship that addresses the theory and/or practice of public history or that includes the products of public history work. Click here to purchaes the book, Co Edited with Michelle Jones, New York University, …

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Drs Brann and Bute
Posted on February 7th, 2024 in Article, Faculty, Media, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Drs. Jennifer Bute and Maria Brann, along with a team of researchers from across the country, recently published a novel screening tool, Reproductive Grief Screen, to identify patients who may be experiencing ongoing, complicated grief following a pregnancy loss.  Click here for the press release highlighting the critical importance of this new tool and read …

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Dr. Hayes
Posted on February 5th, 2024 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Kelly Hayes, Dept. of Religious Studies newly published work, Spirits of the Space Age: The Imagined World of Brazil’s Valley of the Dawn, details the historical emergence of The Valley of the Dawn, a highly eclectic new religious movement known for its spectacular material culture and all-encompassing aesthetics. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, Kelly …

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Posted on November 25th, 2023 in Award, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

A recently published chapter by Professor Kenzie Mintus, coauthored with Scott D. Landes at Syracuse University, has won the Best Chapter Award in Volume 14 of Research in Social Science and Disability (Emerald Publishing). The chapter is entitled “Integrating the Social and Political Dimensions of Disability into Life Course Theory.” Recipients of the Editor’s choice …

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Posted on September 29th, 2023 in Award, Faculty, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Professor Andrew Whitehead is among Eight IUPUI researchers, with current projects such as improving the quality of care for older adults and better understanding the role of Christian nationalism in the U.S., honored as 2023 Research Frontiers Trailblazers. This prestigous annual award from the Indianapolis campus’s Vice Chancellor for Research recognizes associate professors in the …

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Posted on August 25th, 2023 in Announcements, Grant, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

The IU School of Liberal Arts and IUPUI just announced that Professor Brian Steensland, who serves as Chair of the Sociology Department, was awarded a $1.2 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in order to study “the hopes, challenges, and experiences of parents in the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis in passing on their religious faith …

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Posted on August 3rd, 2023 in Article, Faculty, Honors, Research by Carrie E. Foote

This May, Global Studies program director Michael Snodgrass returned to Europe to share his research expertise as an Erasmus Mundus scholar. Germany’s prestigious Göttingen University hosted his first visit, where he presented a lecture on the Spanish guest workers who helped rebuild West Germany after WWII. Dr. Snodgrass also joined German sociologist Peter Birke in …

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Posted on June 12th, 2023 in Announcements, Award, Community Engagement, Events, Faculty, Research by David E. Hoegberg

On Saturday, April 29th, Dr. Ulla Connor presented a celebratory speech at the 185th Annual Celebration for the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. The celebration is a prestigious event attended by society members, including scholars, scientists, and intellectuals, from all over Finland and abroad. The celebration included the awarding of prizes and grants, a …

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Posted on May 23rd, 2023 in Community Engagement, Faculty, Media, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

  IUPUI sociology professor Andrew Whitehead provided expert analysis for a Washington Post column examining a slew of bills in Texas pushing for the insertion of a particular expression of Christianity in the public sphere. The half-dozen bills look to place Christian chaplains in public schools, post the Ten Commandments in every public school, and …

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