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The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that Matthew Clair is the recipient of the 2022 Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award. The prestigious award is given to recognize outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of…

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How can the U.S. help prevent more political violence?
Our research found two strategies that may help restore general social disapproval of attacks such as the one against Nancy Pelosi’s husband
Analysis by Joseph Mernyk, Sophia Pink and…

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How to Save Democracy

A new study gives clues for how to fix America’s political culture.

By David A. Graham

 

Click here to read the full article in The Atlantic

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Professor of Sociology Kiyoteru Tsutsui, the Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi Professor and Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), is the recipient of the 2022 Ishibashi Tanzan Award for…

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Credit bureaus want to score more Americans, by incorporating non-credit sources — timely rent payments, for instance — into their calculations.

Why it matters: A lot of for-profit companies have joined the bureaus in this space,…