Carroll College, Helena Montana


Unmaking a Murderer: The Sociology of a Murder Trial

Sociology and Anthropology Speaker Series (SASS): "Unmaking a Murderer" - The Sociology of a Murder Trial

Wedensday, April 20, 7 p.m., Lower Cube.
Nicole Siefert (Baratta) graduated magna cum laude from Carroll College in 2005 with a degree in Sociology. In 2009, Ms. Siefert received her J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law. She is a founding partner at Rhoades & Siefert, PLLC, in Missoula, Montana where she practices litigation. Ms. Siefert represented James Stiffler who was charged with deliberate homicide for shooting a burglar in his home outside of Helena in 2013.  The trial took place in Helena in February 2016 and resulted in a hung jury. Following the trial the County Attorney dismissed the case. Ms. Siefert will discuss the case and how Sociology helped her become a trial attorney.

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Nicole Siefert


Sociology Senior Presentation at S.U.R.F.

Please join us at the annual Student Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF).  During the 1:00-1:45 session, Sandra Torres, sociology senior, will be presenting her research, "Fathering on the Inside: Effects of Parent Education Within the Montana Men's State Prison" in the Library Sage room.

Summer 2016 Sociology/Anthropology Course Offerings

Considering a summer course?  Check out the summer catalog to learn more about these Sociology/Anthropology course offerings: So 101 ON-LINE and So 289 Sociology of Sexuality.