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Stanford sociologist discusses how race and class inequalities are embedded in the American criminal legal system.

For Matthew Clair, the protests following the death of George Floyd are a stark reminder of the U.S.’s turbulent racial history. “…

How Civic Organizations Are Helping to Fight COVID-19

Nonprofits have proven to be critical links in the nation’s public health infrastructure, but even those with mandates unrelated to health and poverty relief are turning out to be integral to…

Changing Human Experience grants explore society’s most challenging problems

The recently awarded Cultivating Humanities grants fund collaborative teams tackling issues of public concern including political representation of women,…

For the first time in modern history, three of our major social institutions – work, school and family life – are all happening in one physical place: our homes. And that shift may have a greater adverse effect on women according to Shelley…

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…