DSOC Members Awarded Agrarian and Rural Transformation Fellowship
Nov 4, 2011
DSOC made up half the group awarded an Agrarian and Rural Transformation Fellowship from Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. Congratulations to post-doc Jason Cons, and grad students Elisa Da Via, Edmund Oh and Marygold Walsh-Dilley.
David Kay and Richard Stedman featured in Cornell Chronicle
Nov 4, 2011
CaRDI's David Kay and field member Richard Stedman were featured in a Cornell Chronicle Online article about hydrofracking in Pennsylvania and New York.
DSOC Members Participated in the Cornell Population Center's Encore Conference
Oct 28, 2011
Faculty members Doug Gurak, David Brown, and Joe Francis, plus grad students Brian Thiede, Scott Sanders and post-doc Sarah Giroux participated in the Cornell Population Center's Encore Conference October 28th.
Wolford and Kay cited in Ezra
Oct 7, 2011
Cornell's quarterly magazine Ezra cited contributions to the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future by faculty member Wendy Wolford and CaRDI's David Kay. Also featured in the magazine's winter edition was CaRDI assistant director Rod Howe.
Faculty member Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue was cited in the CALS Fall 2011 Newsletter for his article "The Chicken-or-Egg Fallacy" on the topic of "Women's Choices: School vs. Children" in the New York Times Room for Debate series. Read more
Conner Bailey served as President of the Rural Sociological Society
Jan 3, 2011
Conner Bailey PhD '80, Professor of Rural Sociology at Auburn University, served as president of the Rural Sociological Society during 2011-12. His presidential address was titled "Local Solutions to Inequality."