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Feb 24 2020 | Stanford News
For one local community college student, a research internship at Stanford sparked an intellectual journey that led them to transfer to the Farm and study how the media portrays police killings of black Americans.
Feb 6 2020 | FSI
Organizational sociology may not be the first academic field people tend to look to for an explanation of the origins of a public health crisis such as the spreading Wuhan coronavirus, but from the perspective of Stanford sociologist and APARC faculty member Xueguang Zhou, who specializes in...
Feb 4 2020 | Stanford News
For some immigrants, obtaining legal status is perceived a pathway to deportation, Stanford sociologist finds. For some Latin American immigrants living in Dallas, Texas, holding a legal status – like a green card – does not stop them from fearing deportation. If anything, it can make some more...
Jan 31 2020 | Forbes
Stanford’s Latino State Of The Union: It’s Time We Support The Entrepreneur   Click here to continue reading on Forbes website
Dec 16 2019 | Teacing Commons
In the Writing in the Major courses in both Sociology and Urban Studies, students produce original arguments based on new research. In Urban Studies, students write a proposal in their junior year either for an academic paper or a synthesis project, which can be directed toward an audience of...
Dec 6 2019 | The New York Times
"Research suggests they would gain moderate and conservative support — without losing ground among their base."   Learn more at the NY Times website
Nov 22 2019 | The New York Times
"Most of our public discourse about racism — when it’s not about violence or monuments or presidential rhetoric — is about white privilege, implicit bias and structural racism. Instead of specific actors, we tend to focus on forces that don’t actually implicate anyone in particular.   Those forces...
The Polarization and Social Change Lab (PASCL) studies forces that unite and divide Americans. Polarization of elites and the mass public stands in the way of effective solutions to virtually all societal problems. Their research is intended to contribute to scientific understanding of these...
Nov 12 2019 | Washington Post
"HONG KONG — The six friends, then in their early 20s, met on an online messaging board where they traded advice on stocks and investing. Their bond grew as they pursued careers and dreams, securing white-collar jobs, girlfriends and wives.
Oct 30 2019 | Stanford News
China’s Cultural Revolution was a power grab from within the government, not from without, Stanford sociologist finds Contrary to many published narratives, China’s Cultural Revolution was a rebellion that unfolded from within the party state, with party cadres seizing power from their superiors,...