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Department of Sociology
Social Science 333
Missoula, MT 59812-1584
phone: (406) 243-5281
fax: (406) 243-5951
Emeritus Professor, Paul Miller presents on his faculty
exchange trip in New Zealand
Minna Piipponen, on left, Fulbright Scholar from Finland
Each fall we present a Graduate Student Workshop Series. Topics are usually selected to appeal to graduate student concerns and interests. We meet in our newly remodeled Seminar Room, SS 330/338 from 3:30-5 and adjourn for Happy Hour at a local establishment. See "News and Events" for details about upcoming workshops.
Speaker Series Presentations (Titles, locations and dates TBA)
October 8, 2013. Patrick Bixler. Presentation on his PhD (Colorado State University, 2013) dissertation research on environmental and natural sociology, data collected in Montana. Patrick is a former graduate student from UM (2007) in Sociology.
TBA Scott McNall. McNall is the former executive director of Chico State’s Institute for Sustainable Development, a campus-based environmental center. McNall served as the university’s provost for about 13 years before helping to establish the institute, and has served as its chief for the past 2 1/2 years. His most recent work has focused on the annual sustainability conference at Chico State, CA, and on the development of collaborations on sustainability across the university and in the community.
Criminology Club Speakers
Criminology Club is very active this fall, 2014. On October 24, they have a persentation by the medical examiner scheduled. They also have the following activities planned: a crime lab tour, a bake sale for Halloween, and a tour of the state prison in the spring.