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WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 120 members and 26 international members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Those elected today bring the total number of active members to 2,403 and the...
Apr 24 2020 | Stanford News
Florencia Torche has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies.
Apr 23 2020 | Stanford News
Stanford research reveals reasons why job applicants get screened out of the hiring process People whose employment histories include part-time, temporary help agency or mismatched work can face challenges during the hiring process, according to new research by Stanford sociologist David Pedulla.
Apr 16 2020 | Science
Crushing coronavirus means ‘breaking the habits of a lifetime.’ Behavior scientists have some tips With no vaccine or medication to cope with the novel coronavirus, people around the world have sought—or been ordered to seek—protection by changing the way they act in ways large and small, from...
Apr 6 2020 | The Conversation
Why Latino citizens are worrying more about deportation “You can’t deport a U.S. citizen,” said a friend recently. My friend is correct on the law. But that doesn’t stop millions of U.S. citizens from fearing deportation anyway.
Mar 5 2020 | The New York Times
Elizabeth Warren and the Curse of ‘Electability’ There are many reasons for Warren dropping out. But a key one may have been the near-constant refrains about her “electability.” For the last few days, a meme has been circulating on social media: It features an illustration of Senator Elizabeth...
Feb 26 2020 | The New York Times
Does Anyone Have a Clue About How to Fight Back Against Trump’s Racism? Moderates and progressives have a lot to lose by ignoring each other on this crucial question. Can Democrats diminish the bigotry that Donald Trump has unleashed in this country?
Feb 24 2020 | Stanford News
For one local community college student, a research internship at Stanford sparked an intellectual journey that led them to transfer to the Farm and study how the media portrays police killings of black Americans.
Feb 6 2020 | FSI
Organizational sociology may not be the first academic field people tend to look to for an explanation of the origins of a public health crisis such as the spreading Wuhan coronavirus, but from the perspective of Stanford sociologist and APARC faculty member Xueguang Zhou, who specializes in...
Feb 4 2020 | Stanford News
For some immigrants, obtaining legal status is perceived a pathway to deportation, Stanford sociologist finds. For some Latin American immigrants living in Dallas, Texas, holding a legal status – like a green card – does not stop them from fearing deportation. If anything, it can make some more...