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Salganik Starts Summer Institute for Computational Social Science
March 3, 2017

Matthew Salganik and Chris Bail are creating the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, which will be funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to introduce graduate students and beginning faculty in the social and data sciences (broadly conceived) to computational social science. This year the…

Han Zhang Wins Award for Paper
Feb. 22, 2017

Han Zhang has won the Mayer N. Zald Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Student Paper Award from the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements of ASA for his paper  "Causal Impact of Witnessing Political Protest on Civic Engagement".

Doug Massey Cameo Appearance
Feb. 22, 2017

Doug Massey recently made a cameo appearance on Adam Ruins Everything in a segment about the proposed border wall. Watch It Here.

Salganik Explores The Future of Social Science Research and Academic Publishing
Feb. 22, 2017

The premise of Princeton University sociologist Matthew Salganik's forthcoming book, "Bit by Bit: Social Science in the Digital Age," is that technological innovation creates new opportunities for social science researchers. Continue Reading(link is external)

Q&A with Centeno: The Paradox of War
Feb. 22, 2017

Princeton sociologist Miguel Centeno and co-author Elaine Enriquez trace the arc of war in the Western world in their new book "War and Society." Centeno answered questions about war and what drew him to the topic. Continue Reading