16th ISSRM Hosted by Sam Houston State University
The 16th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) was hosted by Sam Houston State University in June 2010. From the Sociology Department: Dr. Gene Theodori served as Chair of the symposium and Cheryl Hudec served as Coordinator. Participants viewed the conference as a great success. The website can be visited at www.issrm2010.iasnr.org.
Sociology students served as staff members for the conference and proudly represented Sam Houston State University and the department.
Democracy and its Challenges Symposium
SHSU Sociology sponsored the symposium "Democracy and its Challenges" on April 23.
2010 Medicine and the Social Sciences Conference
On April 16, 2010, the Department of Sociology organized the 2nd Annual Medicine and the Social Sciences Conference. This is an annual event that showcases research in medical sociology carried out in Sociology and other departments of the University. Faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students presented research papers.
Dr. Fujen Deng
Students Eunjin Hwang and Blake DeArmond
Art in the Department
On November 13th of 2009 the department was presented with a wonderful piece of art by local Houston artist Belinda Smith. Her piece "The Greening of Our Waterways" is now on display in the department foyer.