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Sociology 102: Police Violence, #BlackLivesMatter and the Covid-19 Pandemic.
June 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.
Mourning the tragic death of Misrach Ewunetie
Oct. 20, 2022

It is with great sadness that we share heartbreaking news about the death of Misrach Ewunetie ’24.

Anna Kirkland appointed the Kim Lane Scheppele Collegiate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Michigan
Aug. 29, 2022

Media Appearances:

-- PBS NewsHour examines Viktor Orbán’s attraction to the American Right:  

The Government Gave Out Bad Loans. Students Deserve a Bailout.
Aug. 24, 2022

At least 43 million Americans have student loan debt, ranging from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Until now, there’s been no hope of a…

Garip named to Census Bureau committee on racial, ethnic and other populations
July 27, 2022

Sociologist Filiz Garip was nominated and selected for the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations.

What Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis Are Learning About the Politics of Retribution
June 2, 2022

Dr. Scheppele, a professor of sociology and international affairs at Princeton University, lived and worked in Hungary for many years as a researcher at the Hungarian Constitutional Court.

How do you pack for an escape?: A refugee’s story | Opinion
April 13, 2022

Up to four million refugees could be forced to leave Ukraine if the situation escalates. We need to make sure they have a home to return to.

How do we fix our credit scoring system?
April 13, 2022

Our data-based credit system was meant to be free of prejudice. It's not.

When We Were Socially Distant, Money Brought Us Closer
April 13, 2022

As the Covid-19 pandemic shattered lives and livelihoods, experts somberly anticipated a decline in philanthropic donations.

Watch | Pandemics: The Maths, the Masks, the Madness
Jan. 26, 2022
Pandemics are nothing new, but the last handful of pandemics have all caught us by surprise...