Paul Lasley

Chair of Sociology

Paul Lasley, an extension rural sociologist, has been a faculty member at ISU since 1981. Lasley has been extensively involved in sustainability discussions throughout his career through surveys with farmers on the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. In 2015 he concluded a 13-year term as chair of the Department of Sociology. In 2016, he is serving as acting chair of the department.

Area of Expertise: 
Sociology