Sociology Students Analyze Suicide Risk

Assistant Professor Richelle Winkler (SS) involved her Introduction to Sociology students in a real-life sociology lesson. Working with Brian Rendel at Copper Country Mental Health, Winkler’s students analyzed various risk factors for suicide among young people in the Copper Country. They will present their findings and recommendations for managing suicide risk at a public program at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, in GLRC 202.

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In Print – Where Minds and Matters Meet: Technology in California and the West

Assistant Professor Louise Nelson Dyble (SS) wrote a paper, “LANDMARK OF DEATH: Safety, Responsibility, and the Question of a Suicide Barrier for the Golden Gate Bridge,” in Janssen Volker, ed. Where Minds and Matters Meet: Technology in California and the West, sponsored by The Institute for California and the West. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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New Faculty in Social Sciences

Kari Henquinet accepts a position as a lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences.
Emma Norman joins the Department of Social Sciences as an assistant professor.
Jonathan Robins joins the Department of Social Sciences as assistant professor.
Steven Walton joins the Department of Social Sciences as an assistant professor.

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