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Dec 29 2020 | Washington Post
"In his victory speech last month, President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans 'to see each other again, listen to each other again.' The moment felt like an opportunity to connect and heal. Political scientist Ian Bremmer tweeted: 'Now is the time for every Biden supporter to reach out to one person...
The Philadelphia Inquirer quotes Asad Asad on laws regarding immigrants’ legalization and naturalization in the United States. Click here to read the article in the Philadelphia Inquirer
Dec 3 2020 | Stanford News
Stanford professor’s study finds gentrification disproportionately affects minorities Disadvantaged residents from predominately Black neighborhoods have fewer options in face of gentrification. A new study by a Stanford sociologist has determined that the negative effects of gentrification are...
Nov 23 2020 | Stanford News
"Stanford graduate students Abdallah AbuHashem and Ziyi Wang and senior Nicolas Fishman have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships, which provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England and may allow funding in some instances for four years."
Nov 1 2020 | New York Times
"The 2016 election was a referendum on many things, including what Americans thought a woman could do or be. Now it's a question of what a man should be." Click here to continue reading the full article
Oct 15 2020 | Urban Institute
What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Future of Latino Entrepreneurship?
Forrest Stuart has been named a 2020 fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Stanford News MacArthur Foundation  
Sep 22 2020 | Stanford News
Social scientists found that homicide victims killed in Chicago’s predominantly Black and Hispanic neighborhoods received less news coverage than those killed in mostly white neighborhoods. The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery added new momentum to the Black Lives...
Sep 2 2020 | Stanford News
As the 75th anniversary nears of World War II formally ending in Asia, Stanford sociologist Gi-Wook Shin discusses how the conflict was never fully resolved in the region and the problems that still persist today. September 2, 1945, is recognized in many American history books as the day World War...
Aug 4 2020 | ASA
Barbara Kiviat’s article, “The Moral Limits of Predictive Practices: The Case of Credit-Based Insurance Scores,” has won the Best Article Award from ASA’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity and received an Honorable Mention, Granovetter Award for Best Article, from ASA’s Section...