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Nov 24 2021 | HuffPost
Despite A Lack Of Evidence, A Credit Report Can Still Be Used To Deny You A Job About a third of employers are estimated to run credit checks on potential hires. Here's what you need to know.
Faculty
Oct 29 2021 | BBC
Is Nora from Queens a 'loser'?: Children of Chinese immigrants on high parental expectations Why do some immigrant parents have such high expectations? Tomas R. Jimenez, a professor of sociology at Stanford, explains: “Sam’s experience is an extreme example of the dual frame of reference that...
Oct 27 2021 | New York Times
"There has been a remarkable erosion in public tolerance of 'offensive expression about race, gender and religion,' according to a paper Dennis Chong and Morris Levy, political scientists at the University of Southern California, and Jack Citrin, a political scientist at Berkeley, presented in...
Students
Oct 22 2021 | Stanford News
Stanford faculty members named as 2021 Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. Provost Persis Drell announced the eight faculty members who...
Sep 29 2021 | New York Times
"As Trump rose to the presidency, one explanation that swept political science was the power of polarization, specifically a phenomenon known as affective polarization, but a keen group of scholars now suggests that this approach is inadequate." Click here to read the full article in the New York...
Aug 22 2021 | NPR
This Is How The White Population Is Actually Changing Based On New Census Data
Aug 16 2021 | The Washington Post
Free school meal programs don’t just feed hungry kids — they’re a major win for moms Priya Fielding-Singh is an assistant professor of family and consumer studies at the University of Utah and the author of the forthcoming book “How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in...
Aug 13 2021 | The New York Times
Census Shows Sharply Growing Numbers of Hispanic, Asian and Multiracial Americans Overall population growth slowed substantially over the past decade, but the number of multiracial Americans more than doubled.
Jul 22 2021 | Stanford News
The road to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics has been a long and winding one, says Stanford sociologist The 2020 Summer Olympics have begun this week but public support among the Japanese public for the games has been generally low and their mood can be articulated through the succinct question: “Why...
Jackelyn Hwang was the winner of the 2020 Jane Addams Award for best article. Jackelyn’s innovative research agenda examines the relationship between how neighborhoods change and the persistence of neighborhood inequality by race and class in US cities. 

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