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May 19 2015 | Stanford News
A new Stanford report describes how poverty can be permanently reduced in the Golden State. Billed as the Equal Opportunity Plan, this approach focuses on creating equal opportunities for children at the most critical points in their lives. By Clifton B. Parker Stanford scholars and other experts...
May 6 2015 | Stanford Report
Mao at his death left China backward but, ironically, ready for reform, Stanford scholar says. Stanford sociology Professor Andrew Walder found that, unwittingly, Mao Zedong's long campaign against "capitalist tendencies" in the Chinese Communist Party laid the groundwork for a transition to a...
Apr 22 2015
David Grusky, the Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and the Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Mar 20 2015
John W. Meyer, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, wins the 2015 W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award. This award honors those ASA member scholars who have shown outstanding commitment to the profession of sociology and whose cumulative work has contributed in important ways to the...
Mar 20 2015 | Stanford Magazine
Stanford magazine has revealed what faculty members do when they are not teaching, advising and doing research. Among their pastimes? Wizardry, collecting, piloting, sculpting and visiting baseball parks. Read Article
Mar 18 2015 | Stanford Report
Trust erodes over time in the online world, Stanford experts say. New Stanford research shows that technology facilitated interpersonal trust among users of an online travel site, but establishing deeper ties became harder as users acquired more and more reviews. When people interact in an Internet...
Feb 27 2015 | New York Times
Robb Willer's article on the moral framing of environmental issues was published in the NY Times.
Feb 2 2015 | Stanford News
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality issued a new report card today showing that the 50 states are running strikingly different anti-poverty systems. As one of three national poverty centers, the Stanford center issues an annual "State of the Union" report on poverty and inequality, with...
Nov 13 2014 | The New York Times
The New York Times quotes Shelley Correll in the article titled "Being a Father Is Good for Your Career, but Don’t Get Carried Away." Read More
Oct 13 2014 | Stanford News
Stanford Scholars Among the Most Cited Thomson Reuters selects its Citation Laureates based in large part on the number of times their work is cited by fellow colleagues. The group looks at high-impact publications, total citation counts, and citations per paper relative to field averages. Read the...