Department of Sociology
- COMING FALL 2020: This course will examine the historic moment in which we are living in order to introduce students to the concept of race and discipline of sociology.
- In this contribution to the “Covid-19 and the Social Sciences” series, Patricia Fernández-Kelly connects the killing of George Floyd, and the powerful public responses to it, to both the current social conditions of the pandemic and the broader historical structural dimensions of racism in US society. Fernández-Kelly draws on a range of...
- In many parts of the country, black and white Americans continue to live in very different worlds. This distinctive feature of American inequality is not an accidental development but rather a result of policy choices.
- Given the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, schools across the country have canceled their in-person commencement exercises. To celebrate the graduates whose final years of school have been upended, former first lady Michelle Obama and former president Barack Obama are taking part in a YouTube special. This is Mrs. Obama’s address to the Class of 2020.
The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of...
Brandon Stewart has been named a recipient of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during...
Paul DiMaggio speaks with Paul Starr about his book “Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies,” which he worked on...
Professor Kim Lane Scheppele was named the winner of the Ronald Pipkin Service Award from the Law and Society Association (LSA), where she served as...
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