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Feb 17 2019 | The Los Angeles Times
As Trump and his wall push Mexico away, California aims to pull it closer As President Trump pushes Mexico further away, declaring a national emergency to force the construction of a wall along the border, Gov. Gavin Newsom and California lawmakers have made clear they want to draw the country...
Feb 11 2019 | Stanford News
Stanford sociologists explore who does, and doesn’t, want a DNA ancestry test Stanford sociologists found that racial identity, when ancestors immigrated and knowledge of family history influence people’s decision to take a DNA test.
Feb 6 2019 | The Washington Post
Trump’s State of the Union attack on migrants ignores their most characteristic trait. In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump once again presented his case for a wall on the United States’ southern border. There is plenty to debate about what such a wall would accomplish, but...
Jan 29 2019 | The Atlantic
What Tom Brokaw Got Wrong About Assimilation                                                                           It’s not how hard immigrants work that determines whether they are incorporated into the mainstream or consigned to the margins of American society.   Click here to read the full...
Dec 12 2018 | Washington Post
Robb Willer's research on masculine overcompensation discussed in Washington Post
Nov 29 2018 | Washington Post
Robb Willer's research on masculinity threats discussed in Washington Post
Oct 12 2018 | Stanford News
When a protest group with strong public support turns violent, people may perceive them as less reasonable. In turn, this leads people to identify with them less, and ultimately become less supportive, according to a new study by Stanford sociologist Robb Willer. Protestors are not helping their...
Prof. Michael Rosenfeld's work with longitudinal data from the 'How Couples Meet and Stay Together' survey  has been cited in an article, "How the internet has changed dating" in the August 18, 2018 edition of the Economist. To continue reading in the Economist, click here
Aug 14 2018 | Stanford News
Acute stress in utero has negative effects later in life among poor children, Stanford sociologist finds Exposure to an acute stress in utero can have long-term consequences extending into childhood – but only among children in poor households, according to a new Stanford study that looked at the...
Jul 26 2018 | Stanford News
Sociology doctoral candidates Devon Magliozzi and Priya Fielding-Singh, and PhD alumna Swethaa Ballakrishnen's research covered in the Stanford News. Avoiding backlash, feeling authentic and balancing work with family responsibilities are reasons women shared with Stanford researchers about why...