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Historical Information and Beliefs about Racial Inequality

Steven White, Albert H. Fang

"Historical information and beliefs about racial inequality," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Steven White was published in Policies, Groups, and Identities.

August 12, 2022

White Study on Exposure to Historical Information on Racial Inequality Featured in NBC News Article

"Historical information and beliefs about racial inequality," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Steven White, was featured in the NBC News article, "Teachers say in new survey they’re being told not to talk about racism and race."

August 12, 2022

Research by Monnat, Sun Cited in New York Times Article on COVID Vaccination Rates

A research study on COVID vaccination rates co-authored by Professor Shannon Monnat and Ph.D. student Yue Sun was cited in the New York Times article, "In Rural America, COVID Hits Black and Hispanic People Hardest."

August 5, 2022

Heflin Explores Patterns of Earnings and Employment Based on Worker Characteristics in New Study

Colleen Heflin, Taryn Morrissey

"Patterns of Earnings and Employment by Worker Sex, Race, and Ethnicity Using State Administrative Data: Results from a Sample of Workers Connected to Public Assistance Programs," co-authored by Professor Colleen Heflin, was published in Race and Social Problems.

July 13, 2022

Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

June 22, 2022

Drake Talks About Academic Apartheid on FreshEd Podcast

Sean Drake, assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed on the FreshEd podcast about academic apartheid and race and the criminalization of failure in U.S. schools. 
June 21, 2022

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

June 15, 2022

Garcia Research on COVID’s Impact on Latino Mortality Cited in US News & World Report Article

A research brief co-authored by Assistant Professor of Sociology Marc Garcia was cited in the U.S. News & World Report article, "Lives Cut Short: COVID-19's Heavy Burden on Older Latinos."

June 13, 2022

MA (IR) Student Discusses the Need for Queen Elizabeth to Apologize for Racism in Independent UK

"As an American, I think Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for racism at her Platinum Jubilee," authored by M.A. (IR) student Maya Amari Smith-Custer, was published in the Independent UK. 

June 9, 2022

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