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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
Nov 29 2018 | Washington Post
Robb Willer's research on masculinity threats discussed in Washington Post
Oct 12 2018 | Stanford News
When a protest group with strong public support turns violent, people may perceive them as less reasonable. In turn, this leads people to identify with them less, and ultimately become less supportive, according to a new study by Stanford sociologist Robb Willer. Protestors are not helping their...