Fargo, N.D. — Patty Corwin, senior lecturer of sociology, won the Excellence in Service Award at the Great Plains Sociological Association meeting held Oct. 13-14 in Spearfish, S.D. Also, several sociology students and faculty presented papers at the conference.
Papers and presenters included:
- "Impacts of 'Boom-Bust' Cycles on Natural Resource-Dependent Communities: Lessons Learned from a Review of the Research Literature" – Audrey Putz, Alex Finken and Gary Goreham
- "Fargo-Moorhead Red River Diversion Plan" – Andrew Kubas
- "Concerns of the North Dakota Bakken Oil Counties" – Emily McCallum, Shelby Bohnenkamp, Alex Finken, Audrey Putz and Gary Goreham
- "Intergenerational Farmland Transfer in North Dakota" – Shelby Bohnenkamp
- "Understanding Child Work in the 21st Century" – Courage C. Mudzongo