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Leontina Hormel Wins Environmental Sociology Award

May 06, 2019

Leontina Hormel, professor of sociology in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, was recently named the winner of the 2019 Environmental Sociology Practice and Outreach Award from the Environmental Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. This biennial award honors recognizes the outstanding practice and outreach contributions of professionals not only in college and university positions, but also positions in journalism, government, service agencies, private sector environmental organizations, and non-profit environmental organizations. Hormel was recognized for her research projects with Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment and Syringa Mobile Home Park. Congratulations LT!

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