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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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Prof. Larry Isaac publishes in Social Forces with Jonathan Coley, Dan Cornfield and Dennis Dickerson

Aug. 10, 2020—Prof. Larry Isaac publishes with former grad student Jonathan Coley, and Vanderbilt faculty Dan Cornfield and Dennis Dickerson. Larry Isaac, Jonathan Coley, Dan Cornfield, and Dennis Dickerson, “Pathways to Modes of Movement Participation: Micro-mobilization in the Nashville Civil Rights Movement.” Social Forces (September, 2020): 255-280

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Prof. Holly McCammon and former graduate students, Minyoung Moon, Brittany Hearne, and Megan Robinson, publish in Mobilization.

Jul. 22, 2020—Prof. Holly McCammon and former Vanderbilt graduate students, Minyoung Moon, Brittany Hearne, and Megan Robinson, have published their article, “The Supreme Court as an Arena for Activism:  Feminist Cause Lawyering’s Influence on Judicial Decision Making,” in Mobilization (June 2020).

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Prof. LaTonya Trotter publishes book More Than Medicine

Jul. 10, 2020—Nurse practitioners are often thought of as stopgaps to mitigate the shortage of primary care physicians, but in a new book, LaTonya Trotter, assistant professor of sociology, shows that they do much more than simply extend limited health care resources. In fact, she said, their role may reveal a fundamental misallocation of them. In More than Medicine:...

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