The Center for Engaged Scholarship is an organization, created by and for social scientists, who want the United States to be a more democratic, more egalitarian, and more environmentally sustainable society. Applicants for this scholarship must be enrolled in either a social science or history Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Erin McCauley and PhD Candidate Erin Johnson were awarded an intramural grant from the School of Nursing for their project, “Consequences of a History of Incarceration for Reproductive Health Services (CHOIR-HS)”. This study will take steps to understand how incarceration history stigma shapes sexual and reproductive health service delivery through qualitative interviews and a survey-based experiment, demonstrating how stigma engenders and reinforces devastating health disparities among the formerly incarcerated and, given the disproportionate risk of incarceratio
Jeff Nicklas, MS, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, received $16,150 from the National Science Foundation Science and Technology Studies Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (NSF STS DDRIG) for his project, The Impact of Video Games, Identity, and Narrative on Understandings of Mental Health. In this project, Jeff is exploring how interactions between video games that convey mental health narratives and those who play them shape mental health experiences and knowledges.
Rebecca Wolfe, current Sociology PhD candidate, presented research on job conditions for transgender and non-binary workers at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.