Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Just how valuable are Yelp and Amazon ratings?
Monday, Jul 29, 2019
Black America is far from a monolith.
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
Efforts at controlling the powers of concentrated wealth has been an ongoing problem within society. Some believe overcoming the issue involves looking back at the foundations of democratic societies.
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
What factors make a political movement successful? Can internet searches reveal patterns of economic inequality? How do racial and gender biases influence health outcomes?
Monday, Jun 10, 2019
Alejandro Portes, the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, and senior scholar in sociology, has been awarded the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award in the Social Sciences. The Princess of Asturias Awards are the highest form of recognition bestowed by the Spanish Crown and among the most important prizes...
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
The scientist at the front of the room hunched over and splayed his arms out to his sides. Waddling a bit like a penguin, he shuffled his feet over to one side, then the other as he described how the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity had recently explored a part of the planet Mars. Suddenly he looked up, his eyes searching for the ethnographer in...