DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
Collaboration between faculty and graduate students
UA’s Dr. Adrianne Frech and graduate student Peter Barr (now Dr. Peter Barr), along with Dr. Jamie Lynch from St. Norbert College, have recently collaborated on a couple of projects that look at whether intimate relationships are related to better health for young adults. Using The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) dataset, Frech, Lynch and Barr looked at whether men and women in either same or opposite-sex relationships who are cohabitating are better off than those who are just dating.
High school dropout becomes celebrated UA scholar
David Delgado’s dissatisfaction with dead-end jobs fueled his determination to pursue an education. Now he’s on his way to becoming Professor Delgado.
Mandatory arrest laws may hurt domestic violence victims
Law designed to protect victims may be backfiring, according to recent research by two sociologists.
Exploring the connection between gender and alcohol-related violence
A paper exploring the connection between gender and alcohol-related violence by associate professor Robert Peralta is spotlighted by DatingAdvice.com.
Great Recession’s health effects in the workplace?
Increased workloads and less satisfying job duties — both big stressors in previous recessions — are often the new norm. Those who remain on the job are used to coping with stressful environments.