SURGE: October 15th, 3:30-5:00 pm, Student Center Cardinal Hall B

Dr. Richard Petts promoted to Professor

Petts's promotion went into effect Fall 2019. Dr. Petts's career at Ball State began in 2008 when he was hired as an Assistant Professor after completing his PhD at The Ohio State University. Read more.

Dr. Fang Gong and Dr. Jun Xu article accepted in GeoJournal. 

Gong, Xu, and Wenjie Sun co-authored "Individual and Contextual Correlates of Cardiovascular Diseases among Adults in the United State: A Geospatial and Multilevel Analysis."

Dr. Melinda Messineo promoted to Professor

Messineo's promotion went into effect Fall 2018. She arrived at Ball State in 1999, and since then has been active in initiatives across the campus, region, and nation, while amassing several awards. Read more.

Dr. Rachel Kraus publishes methods chapter

Kraus' work focuses on qualitative research methods in the Principles of Research in Behavioral Science. Read more.

Dr. Ricahrd Petts Publishes on Paternity Leave-Taking

Petts co-authored a research article that finds that fathers seldom take parental leave even when it is available. However, some fathers are more likely to do this than others. Read more.

Annual Newsletter

The department publishes a newsletter each fall that covers events related to our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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