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Grad Student Hannah Regan published in Sexualities

Dec. 6, 2021—Regan, Hannah. 2021. “Fields, features, and filters: how dating applications construct sexual fields and romantic and erotic capital.” Sexualities OnlineFirst. https://journals-sagepub-com.proxy.library.vanderbilt.edu/doi/full/10.1177/13634607211056878 Young adults have gone from consulting matchmakers to app-makers, as they seek ways to meet sexual and romantic partners. Each dating application is constructed in a distinctive manner, creating unique “sexual fields” on each platform....

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Professor Lijun Song published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior with graduate students, Philip J. Pettis and Yvonne Chen, and the postdoctoral fellow, Marva Goodson-Miller

Jul. 26, 2021—Professor Lijun Song published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior with graduate students, Philip J. Pettis and Yvonne Chen, and the postdoctoral fellow, Marva Goodson-Miller: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00221465211029353 ​Song, Lijun, Philip J. Pettis, Yvonne Chen, and Marva V. Goodson-Miller. 2021. “Social Cost and Health: The Downside of Social Relationships and Social Networks.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Special...

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Prof. David Hess, Grad Student Kaelee Belletto, and Post Doc Fellow Rachel McKane publish an article in Energy Research and Social Science

Apr. 23, 2021—Prof. David Hess, Grad Student Kaelee Belletto, and Post Doc Fellow Rachel McKane publish an article in Energy Research and Social Science: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629621000979

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Grad Student Darwin Baluran and Dr. Evelyn Patterson: Forthcoming – Coauthored Article at Demography

Feb. 9, 2021—Grad Student Darwin Baluran and Dr. Evelyn Patterson’ coauthored article accepted for publication at Demography, the official journal of the Population Association of America. This article is based on Darwin’s M.A. thesis. Examining Ethnic Variation in Life Expectancy among Asians in the United States, 2012-2016   As the fastest growing racial group in the United...

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Professor Holly McCammon and graduate student Cathryn Beeson-Lynch published in Law & Social Inquiry

Feb. 1, 2021—Professor Holly McCammon and graduate student Cathryn Beeson-Lynch published in Law & Social Inquiry.

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Prof. Lijun Song addresses the question: Success is all about making social connections—or is it?

Jan. 20, 2021—Prof. Lijun Song addresses the question: Success is all about making social connections—or is it? In a new study published in Social Psychology Quarterly, Lijun Song, associate professor of sociology in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science, examines how the theories of “social capital” and “social cost” predict an individual’s life satisfaction. Further, she...

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Prof. Joshua Murray and grad student Megan Jordan publish in Truthout

Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt sociology graduate student Megan L. Jordan, Prof. Joshua Murray,Michael Schwartz & Kevin A. Young publish When Black Movements Win, Everybody But the 1 Percent Wins in Truthout.

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Grad Student Yu-Ri Kim publishes in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

Nov. 20, 2020—Grad student Yu-Ri Kim publishes in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: “Classed education trajectories and intimate partnering of international students: a case of Chinese international undergraduate students in the United States”

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Prof. Mariano Sana publishes in International Migration Review

Oct. 12, 2020—Prof. Mariano Sana publishes in International Migration Review “Public Opinion on Refugee Policy in the United States, 1938-2019: Increasing Support for Refugees and the Sympathy Effect“.

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Professor Lijun Song publishes in Social Psychology Quarterly, “Social Capital, Social Cost, and Relational Culture in Three Societies.”

Sep. 14, 2020—Professor Lijun Song publishes in Social Psychology Quarterly, “Social Capital, Social Cost, and Relational Culture in Three Societies.”

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