Department News and Announcements Archive


Karl Alexander on MSNBC

Race a Factor for Who’s Lifted From Poverty?  Click here for clip Can a Personal Narrative Impact Policy? Click here for clip


Andy Cherlin in The Atlantic

Andy Cherlin in The Atlantic
The Luxury of Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids Women without college degrees who have children in wedlock are now the exception, not the rule, a new analysis shows.


Congratulations to Rina Agarwala on ASA Award

Congratulations to Rina Agarwala on ASA Award
The American Sociological Association announced the award recipients for the Sociology of Development Section. Rina Agarwala received the Book Award for, Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Development in India. […]


Andy Cherlin on CBS Sunday Morning

The Changing American Family, CBS Sunday Morning, May 11, 2014. When it comes to family these days, traditional roles no longer apply, or do they? Rita Braver examines the changing […]


Meredith Greif in the HUB

Though owning a home is considered the American dream, race can determine how sweet that dream actually is. In a report published in the new issue of the journal Urban […]