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Prof. Michael Rosenfeld's work with longitudinal data from the 'How Couples Meet and Stay Together' survey  has been cited in an article, "How the internet has changed dating" in the August 18, 2018 edition of the Economist. To continue reading in the Economist, click here
Aug 14 2018 | Stanford News
Acute stress in utero has negative effects later in life among poor children, Stanford sociologist finds Exposure to an acute stress in utero can have long-term consequences extending into childhood – but only among children in poor households, according to a new Stanford study that looked at the...
Jul 26 2018 | Stanford News
Sociology doctoral candidates Devon Magliozzi and Priya Fielding-Singh, and PhD alumna Swethaa Ballakrishnen's research covered in the Stanford News. Avoiding backlash, feeling authentic and balancing work with family responsibilities are reasons women shared with Stanford researchers about why...
Jun 28 2018 | The Washington Post
The myth of immigrant non-assimilation
The problem isn’t just the pipeline. Companies struggle to attract women through bad recruiting practices. New research suggests that how technology companies recruit candidates during on-campus information sessions might play a role in dissuading women from the jobs.
May 31 2018 | Washington Post
White Americans are increasingly critical of the country’s social safety net, a new study suggests, thanks in part to a rising tide of racial resentment.   The study, conducted by researchers at two California universities and published Wednesday in the journal Social Forces, finds that opposition...
May 30 2018 | Stanford News
Wars and clan structure may explain a strange biological event 7,000 years ago, Stanford researchers find Genetic data suggest there was a collapse in male, but not female, genetic diversity starting 7,000 years ago. The reason may be wars between clans structured around male ancestry.
May 23 2018 | Stanford News
A generous donation from VMware supports research and greater collaboration between Stanford researchers and business leaders as the answer to long-term, sustainable progress. 
May 13 2018 | NPR
Fact-Checking What John Kelly Said About Immigration Tomas Jimenez, a sociology professor at Stanford, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that recent arrivals assimilate just as fast as previous generations. Continue reading NPR's interview with Tomás Jiménez
May 9 2018 | Urban Institute
ICE worksite raids are back. Here’s what we know about them. Last month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted a large-scale worksite raid at a meat processing plant in Bean Station, Tennessee, arresting 97 immigrants and grabbing national headlines. This action represents one of the...