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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.
September 20, 2013 "The MA Thesis Process (What does a thesis look like? What’s the defense? Examples of topics and variations in the process.)"
October 25, 2013 "Presenting at Conferences: where, when, and how"
November 22, 2013 "What are Faculty Doing? Meet Faculty, Find Out about their Research, and Learn about Research Opportunities"
February 21, 2014 "Student/Faculty Conference Presentations (A warm-up for PSA; a review from Crim)"
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 (Various locations, TBA)