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Apr 10 2019
Radically Normal: How Gay Rights Activists Changed The Minds Of Their Opponents In 1972, researchers launched a project known as the General Social Survey. The GSS asked Americans to share their opinions on a whole range of important issues, from education spending to the role of women in the...
Gender bias can negatively affect what we think about products made by women, especially in male-oriented markets. Imagine you’re reading the label of a craft beer. Among the notes you see the name of the brewer: Jane. Does knowing a woman made this beer change your perception of it? Will it taste...
Mar 13 2019 | The Washington Post
Theresa Vargas is a local columnist for The Washington Post. Before coming to The Post, she worked at Newsday in New York. She has degrees from Stanford University and Columbia University School of Journalism.
Feb 28 2019 | Stanford News
Racial aspects of art, literature, political science, psychology and sociology inform scholars’ examinations of U.S. culture.
Feb 26 2019 | Stanford News
In anticipation of President Donald Trump’s second face-to-face meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this week, Stanford scholars discuss what unfolded since the leaders’ first summit in June 2018 and what direction they should take to ensure complete denuclearization of the Korean...
Feb 17 2019 | The Los Angeles Times
As Trump and his wall push Mexico away, California aims to pull it closer As President Trump pushes Mexico further away, declaring a national emergency to force the construction of a wall along the border, Gov. Gavin Newsom and California lawmakers have made clear they want to draw the country...
Feb 11 2019 | Stanford News
Stanford sociologists explore who does, and doesn’t, want a DNA ancestry test Stanford sociologists found that racial identity, when ancestors immigrated and knowledge of family history influence people’s decision to take a DNA test.
Feb 6 2019 | The Washington Post
Trump’s State of the Union attack on migrants ignores their most characteristic trait. In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Trump once again presented his case for a wall on the United States’ southern border. There is plenty to debate about what such a wall would accomplish, but...
Jan 29 2019 | The Atlantic
What Tom Brokaw Got Wrong About Assimilation                                                                           It’s not how hard immigrants work that determines whether they are incorporated into the mainstream or consigned to the margins of American society.   Click here to read the full...
Dec 12 2018 | Washington Post
Robb Willer's research on masculine overcompensation discussed in Washington Post