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Highlighted Research

Faculty Focuses

Orlee Hauser

Hauser’s dissertation research focused on women’s participation and sense of belonging in the Israeli Defense Force, while her current research focuses on the gendered nature of parenting.


Paul Van Auken

Van Auken’s research focuses on issues related to neighborhood, community, land use planning and access to public space, sustainability, and teaching and learning.


Juyeon Son

Son’s research focuses on aging, elderly care and end-of-life decision making processes along the lines of class, race and gender categories.

Jeremiah Bohr

Bohr’s research focuses on environmental sociology, social stratification, political sociology, criminology and research methods.

Featured Publications

Working Through Uncertainty: The Perils and Potential of Community-Engaged Research on Refugee Resettlement

More than 30 students, many of our full-time faculty and one of our instructional staff, as well as numerous other UWO staff and area residents participated in the refugee resettlement study project, which now has its first publication.


Department of Sociology & Public Administration

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