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Faculty Presentations

Dr. Susan Stewart
“Women of the Millennial Generation: Who are They and What Kind of Women Will They Become?” Presented April 15, 2014 to the Ames Chapter of the American Association of University Women

Dr. David Peters
“Demographics of the College Student Population in Iowa.” Presentation to the Iowa Board of Regents Task Force in Urbandale IA (17 Dec 2013).

Dr. David Peters
"Poverty and Inequality in Poweshiek County, Iowa"
at the Poweshiek Leadership on December 12, 2013

Gloria Jones Johnson Awarded Highest Faculty Award

Gloria Jones Johnson

Gloria Jones Johnson was promoted to University Professor, which is one of the highest faculty awards. This awards recognizes faculty members whose professional work has focused upon effecting positive, significant institutional change at Iowa State University.

Gloria Jones-Johnson came to Iowa State in 1986. Her research specializes in social psychology, social inequality and work, and occupations. Her recent research interests are self-employment and the contingent work force.

ISU Prof: No Paid Leave for Families is Shameful

Susan Stewart

AMES, Iowa – President Obama outlined several initiatives aimed at improving workplace flexibility and access to affordable child care as part of a White House Summit on Working Families. The president highlighted the fact that the U.S. is the only developed country to not offer government-sponsored paid maternity leave – a fact that Susan Stewart, an associate professor of sociology at Iowa State University, says needs to change.   
“It’s mind-boggling and it’s shameful,” Stewart said...More