May 11, 2016
Dr. Melamed has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant runs from August 2016 until July 2018, and supports research on how various network structures shape prosocial…
May 9, 2016
    Congratulations to Laurel Richardson for her new bestseller "SEVEN MINUTES FROM HOME: An American Daughter's Story" at in the Education Research section!  Read more or pickup a copy at…
April 11, 2016
Ryan King was recently interviewed for a story on the disparage between actual crime levels and perceived concern by Time Magazine.
April 5, 2016
Research from Dr. Claudia Buchmann's 2013 book The Rise of Woman was quoted this week in the New York Times article Teaching Men to be Emotionally Honest.
March 28, 2016
Sociology alumnus André Christie-Mizell, Phd (1997) will lead undergraduate education Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University beginning later this year.  Congratulation André!
March 25, 2016
Hollie Nyseth Brehm was quoted in the Christina Science Monitor on Thursday in Harry Bruinius's story Cruz wants to patrol Muslim neighborhoods. What happened when N.Y. tried it?  
February 29, 2016
The department is proud to congratulate Ms. Gertz on her 2nd place finish in the Edward F. Hayes' Graduate Research Forum hosted by the Council of Graduate Students.  Her research focused on how…
February 23, 2016
On Monday, February 23rd Kristi Williams appeared on BYU's Matt Townsend Show discussing her research on first birth timing, marriage, and women's health:  Listen to the story online
February 23, 2016
In The breastfeeding story is more complicated than you think Carolyn Y. Johnson at the The Washington Post cites recent research by Dr. Colen.