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Sunday, Jun 14, 2020
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.
Monday, Dec 21, 2020
Money provides enormous leverage in our profit-driven health-care system. Written by Shamus Khan.
Friday, Dec 18, 2020
Open Rank Faculty Positions (Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor) in Interdisciplinary Data Science. Click to learn more and apply.
Monday, Dec 7, 2020
Professor of Sociology Matthew Desmond sits with Ted Koppel of CBS' "Sunday Morning" to discuss the looming crisis.
Monday, Dec 7, 2020
The alarming rate at which COVID-19 has killed Black Americans has highlighted the deeply embedded racial disparities in the U.S. health care system.
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020
By Matthew Desmond for The New York Times Magazine.
Friday, Aug 7, 2020
40 million Americans are worried about being evicted right now. Professor of Sociology at Princeton University Matthew Desmond joins Stephanie Ruhle to explain who is most at-risk and what it could mean for your community.
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020
The spiraling disaster of President Trump’s handling of coronavirus — which is helping produce a new surge of cases and a forecast of worsening economic misery this fall — should prompt a rethink of some core assumptions about Trump’s pathologies, both personal and political.
Monday, Jun 29, 2020
Being a single mom in graduate school before the pandemic was no simple feat. A typical day would begin at 7 a.m., when my 3-year-old would loudly yell, "Mommmyyy!," I would scramble to get him fed, dressed and cajoled into sitting on the potty before dropping him off at daycare. I would then head to my 9 a.m. class, which I was perpetually late...
Monday, Jun 22, 2020
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.

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