Housing programs adopted during the New Deal increased segregation in American cities and towns, creating racial disparities that continue to characterize life in the 21st century, finds a new ASR study by New York University sociologist Jacob Faber.
As school districts grapple with how to plan for the start of the 2020 school year, parents, teachers, and administrators are divided on the best approach. Sociologists can comment on education, families, inequality, access, and a number of other issues related to schools reopening and in what format
Higher education has always benefited from great minds from many lands. From the ancient world to universities in Fez, Bologna, and Oxford, there have been international components to education before there were modern nations. One of the hallmarks of the modern world is the exchange of students and scholars. Currently more than five million students per year study outside their home countries, but there is great concern for the future as the worldwide COVID-19 crisis is having a dramatic impact on international education.
The American Sociological Association (ASA) invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This is an exciting opportunity to fundamentally influence the discipline of sociology. Join us in working toward our mission of serving sociologists in their work, advancing sociology as a discipline and profession, and promoting the contributions and use of sociology to society. ASA’s office is in Washington, D.C.
Justine Tinkler is a member of the ASA Working Group on Harassment. This article is part of a series of articles from that working group.
For the data released as part of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau will adopt a standard called “differential privacy” to fulfill its legal obligation to protect individuals from reidentification.
Five Current NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Sites Are Led or Co-Led by Sociologists