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Professor Penny Edgell

Sociology Professor Penny Edgell Named Recipient of the 2019-20 Award for...

The Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education Award recognizes faculty who are excellent teachers; who engage students in a community of intellectual inquiry, who are significant mentors and role models for students, and who develop and promote activities that help students understand the larger context of their intended professions.
Portrait of Atosha Rypa

An Oral History Book

Undergraduate Atosha Rypa uses spoken word to bring awareness to social issues, tell her story, and inspire others. Her words aim to educate people about the American Black experience and the power that language has to perpetuate discrimination. Rypa’s words heal her own past and provide motivation for future change.
Portrait of Isabel Arriagada

Are We Caring?

Chilean attorney and nonprofit organization founder Isabel Arriagada uses her unique combination of knowledge to approach penal research with a fresh perspective. “There is much more to the prison system than just ‘right’ and ‘wrong,’” explains PhD student Arriagada.

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