Current graduate students Scott Duxbury, Laura Frizzell, and Sadé L. Lindsay, were recognized earlier this year at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting.

Their work, “Mental Illness, the Media, and the Moral Politics of Mass Violence: The Role of Race in Mass Shootings Coverage”, has been published in the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency; received the ASA section on Communications, Information Technologies and Media Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award. 

An OSU press release featuring additional information about their research and findings can be found here.

The Department would like to congratulate Scott, Laura, and Sadé on their award, and we look forward to their future contributions.

Sade Lindsay received honorable mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the RC28 Diversity and Travel Award, won an Alternate and Honorable Mention for the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, and the 2018 Ruth D. Peterson Fellowship, American Society of Criminology.

Scott Duxbury receieved the Clifford C. Clogg Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA section on Methodology, Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA section on Mathematical Sociology, and the Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA section on Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology. 

Laura Frizzel receieved the  2018 “Women’s Reentry after Transitional Justice: The Case of Rwanda.” Research Grant, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, the 2018 BRAVO Volunteer of the Year Award for service, dedication, and work within and on behalf of LGBTQI communities, Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, and the STAR Award for Excellence in Advocacy, Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio.