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Annual meeting of the Iowa Sociological Association

Iowa Sociological Association

Char Kunkel and 10 Sociology students attended the Iowa Sociological Association annual meetings on May 1st. Senior Kaila Will received both an award and special recognition for her paper "The Use of Expert Testimony on Battered Woman’s Syndrome and Battering and its Effects in the Legal System".

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Char Kunkel, Luther professor of sociology

'Hey guys': Gender and the power of words

"Three guys walked into a bar, a Jew, a Catholic and a Muslim. They ordered drinks. Which one ordered a Bloody Mary? Better yet, which one was named Mary?" Char Kunkel, Luther professor of sociology and director of Luther's Women and Gender Studies program, explores the power of gender in simple phrases like "Hey guys."

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