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sociology Accomplishments

Sep 25, 2018
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) is the author of an article about the #MeToo McDonald’s protest that took place in 10 U.S. cities Tuesday, Sept. 18. The article, which was written for the Italian website Ytali, discusses the first strike in more than a century related to sexual harassment in the workplace, and includes a quote from Shekinah Hoffman (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) about changes to the workplace over the decades that have created a safer and more inclusive workplace culture. Soligo and Hoffman are sociology doctoral students and graduate assistants in the International Gaming Institute.

Sep 14, 2018
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) is the author of an article about World Tourism Day, an event promoted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The article, which was written for the Italian website Ytali, covers the role that technology plays in tourism today and how technology can produce more sustainable tourism practices in the future. She is a sociology doctoral student and a graduate assistant in the International Gaming Institute.

Aug 22, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was interviewed about his book The Terminal Self in a Financial Express of India article titled  "Digital Web: Real and Unsettling Dangers of Digital Dependency."

Aug 15, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was interviewed about his article on "The Infantilization of Western Culture" by Chinese Social Sciences Today. He is the author of The Terminal Self.    

Aug 13, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was quoted in a  Christian Science Monitor article titled "Are you What You Post? Social Media and the Accountability Debate" Gottschalk is the author of  The Terminal Self.

Aug 2, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) authored an article for The Conversation about the infantilization of Western Culture.

Jul 31, 2018
Toni Repetti (Hospitality) and Shekinah Hoffman (Sociology) recently published their paper "Glass Ceilings & Leaky Pipelines: Gender Disparity in the Casino Industry" in the UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal. The study suggests there is a potential glass ceiling for women in the casino industry, as well as gaps in vertical leadership across individual departments. Hoffman is a doctoral student.

Jul 30, 2018
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article "Wide Educational Disparities in Young Adult Cardiovascular Health" in Social Science & Medicine- Population Health.

Jul 25, 2018
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) was interviewed by BYU Radio about "Slowing Down in our Accelerated, Technological Life"  and his newly released  book The Terminal Self.

Jul 25, 2018
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article "Marital Happiness, Marital Status, Health, and Longevity" in Journal of Happiness Studies