Jensen wins prestigious award

SSRI Assistant Director Leif Jensen is the winner of the 2017 Rural Sociological Society's (RSS)Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award. This is the most prestigious award given by RSS. The purpose of the Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award is to honor an RSS member who has made superior career contributions to the field of rural sociology through research, teaching, extension, public service, and/or public policy.  Awards are based on overall professional accomplishments in rural sociology.  Leif will be presented with the award at the 2017 RSS Annual Meeting in July.