Sociology 2017 Newsletter

SOCIOLOGY NEWSLETTER | Issue #2 16 Contact Us: Department of Sociology Oklahoma State University 431 Murray Stillwater, OK 74078‐4062 (405) 744‐6105 Office (405) 744‐5780 FAX Bradford Gray Lecture Series Two speakers visited OSU this year as part of the Brad‐ ford Gray Lecture Series. In October 2016, Dr. Joane Nagel , University Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, spoke to the campus communi‐ ty about gender and climate change. Dr. Nagel studies ethnicities, genders, and sexualities in the U.S. and in the global system, militarization of science, and global cli‐ mate change. During OSU Research Week in February 2017, Dr. Paul Mohai served as the keynote speaker for the Sociology Research Symposium, an event organized by the Sociolo‐ gy Graduate Student Association. Dr. Mohai is a Professor in the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on environ‐ mental justice, public opinion and the environment, and he is co‐founder of the Environmental Justice Program at the University of Michigan and has been a member of the EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council. Dr. Mohai’s lecture focused on the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.