This paper published in The Geographical Journal [the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, since 1893] represents a “studying-up” of the controversy over federal regulatory processes regarding protection of Lakota and Dakota cultural heritage …
civil society and community research
Cooperative principles at work in Indigenous foodsystems in the U.S.
Across Turtle Island, Native communities are joining the Indigenous food sovereignty movement to reclaim their foodsystems, cultural practices, and economies. Cooperatives are a particularly viable organizational structure for these projects since Indigenous foodsystems historically depended …
Four SoHE Faculty Earn Promotions
Drs. Robert L. Nix, Jennifer Gaddis, Kristin Litzelman, and Sarah Anne Carter return to campus with added distinction.
SoHE PhD Graduate to Find “Work That I Need, and Work That Needs Me”
A Q&A with Dr. Troy M. Williams, who graduated in spring 2021 from SoHE’s PhD program in Civil Society and Community Research.
SoHE News: Apr 2–8
Bartfeld wins CALS award and speaks with NPR’s Marketplace, Harvey research noted in New York Times, Huambachano to keynote Global Health Initiative summit 4/14, McInnes to discuss Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages 4/12, Duncan to present on mental health for farmers 4/9, and more.
SoHE News: Jan 8–Jan 14
Barringer, Papp publish on college students’ Rx stimulant misuse; Thomas presents tonight to the Real Dads Network; CSCR PhD student writes in Edge Effects about Indigenous food revival; Emeritus Prof. Riley comments on best/worst states to raise a family; and more.
SoHE News: Dec 18–Jan 7
Nix “Recipe 4 Success” research written up in Reuters, Collins discusses the meager stimulus checks with Yahoo! Finance, HDFS PhD student cited in The Progressive on psychedelics and Indigenous communities, and more.
SoHE News: Oct 23–29
Addo featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Gaddis wins IACP book award, Personal Finance majors take 3rd place in financial planning competition, and more.
SoHE and CommNS to Partner on 3 New Wisconsin Partnership Program Grants
The School of Human Ecology and the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies will partner on three of six new grants announced Friday by the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The grants, each of $1 million over five years, support community-academic partnerships designed to improve health outcomes by addressing the social determinants that influence health and well-being over the course of a lifetime.
SoHE News: Jul 24–30
Nancy Nicholas Hall Fall 2020 opening plan announced, advising staff member receives award, SoHE hand papermakers featured in international quarterly magazine, Raison presents on mental health and meditation for tough times, Angus work on display in Wisconsin, food, activism, and more.