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New Study on Latino Educational Stratification Published in Social Forces

Mon, Dec 10, 2012

In "School Stratification in New and Established Latino Destinations," Molly Dondero and Chandra Muller investigate changing educational contexts for Latino students.

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes "Cutting Family Planning in Texas"

Wed, Sep 26, 2012

In "Cutting Family Planning in Texas," TxPEP investigators Kari White, Daniel Grossman, Kristine Hopkins, and Joseph E. Potter discuss the mechanism through which massive family planning budget cuts are affecting reproductive health in Texas.

Elaine Hernandez Wins Dissertation Award at 2012 ASA Meeting

Mon, Aug 27, 2012

The 2012 Roberta G. Simmons Outstanding Dissertation in Medical Sociology Award American Sociological Association went to PRC postdoctoral fellow Hernandez.

Oxford University Press Publishes

Oxford University Press Publishes "Religion and AIDS in Africa"

Mon, Aug 6, 2012

Alex Weinreb and PRC alumna Jenny Trinitapoli present a comprehensive account of the impact of religion on the AIDS epidemic.

2012 Doug Forbes Fund Awardees

Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Erika Grajeda, Paul Kasun, Joseph Lariscy, and Neveen Shafeek Amin were awarded summer Graduate Training and Research stipends to support activities that contribute to the development of their research agendas.

Karen Fingerman and Frank Furstenberg Publish an Op-Ed in the New York Times

Karen Fingerman and Frank Furstenberg Publish an Op-Ed in the New York Times

Thu, May 31, 2012

Covering research findings from their Family Exchanges Study, the authors discuss the positive benefits of closer ties between young adults and their parents.

Kate Prickett and Jacqueline Angel Receive Paper Honor

Thu, May 31, 2012

Their paper, "The New Health Care Law: How Will Women Near Retirement Fare?," received Honorable Mention for Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best paper published in Women's Health Issues in 2011.

Amanda Stevenson and Joseph Lariscy Awarded Fellowships

Thu, May 31, 2012

The PhD students were awarded the Sociology Department Continuing Fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Jacqueline Angel, Jennifer Montez, and Ronald Angel Win Paper Award

Tue, May 29, 2012

“A Window of Vulnerability: Health Insurance Coverage Among Women 55 to 64 Years of Age,” won the Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize for the best paper published in Women's Health Issues in 2011.

PRC Trainee Isaac Sasson Wins Poster Award at 2012 PAA

PRC Trainee Isaac Sasson Wins Poster Award at 2012 PAA

Wed, May 9, 2012

The poster, "Non-poor population growth as a population characteristic: U.S. 1990-2010," won at this year's Population Association of America annual meeting in San Francisco.

PRC Alumnus Jason Boardman Receives Award at PAA Meeting

Tue, May 8, 2012

Jason Boardman, who received his PhD from UT in 2002, was awarded the PAA Early Achievement Award at this year's annual meeting in San Francisco.

PRC Director Mark Hayward Appointed to the National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Population

Mon, May 7, 2012

Established in 1983, the Committee on Population makes connections between the population sciences and public policy.

Texas Policy Evaluation Project Featured in the Texas Tribune

Wed, May 2, 2012

In a video piece, "Measuring the Effects of Texas Family Planning Cuts," Joseph Potter and Amanda Stevenson are interviewed.

David Yeager Wins Dissertation and Research Awards

Mon, Apr 30, 2012

Assistant professor of psychology David Yeager received two awards for his dissertation and two for his research.

Sandra Black appointed editor of the Journal of Human Resources

Mon, Apr 30, 2012

JHR is a top-quartile journal in both Economics and Industrial Relations & Labor

Elliot Tucker-Drob Discusses His Research on Good Day Austin

Fri, Apr 13, 2012

In a televised interview on the Fox News program, Tucker-Drob explains his study's findings on the importance of pre-school

Research on Gender Bias among Math Teachers Featured on NSF "Discover Files"

Fri, Apr 13, 2012

Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Melissa Humphries's work on math teachers' stereotypes has also been published in the April issue of Gender & Society

John Mirowsky Receives Pearlin Award

Wed, Feb 29, 2012

John Mirowsky is the 2012 recipient of the Leonard I. Pearlin Award for distinguished contributions to the sociological study of mental health.

Kelly Raley Named Editor of Journal of Marriage and Family

Wed, Feb 29, 2012

The National Council on Family Relations Board of Directors announced the appointment of Kelly Raley as editor of the Journal of Marriage and Family

Robert Hummer and Colleagues Explore Link Between Educational Attainment and Depression

Thu, Feb 23, 2012

The researchers explored whether completing a higher educational degree after age 25 was associated with lower levels of depression and better self-rated health at midlife.

Cynthia Osborne and Colleagues Publish Findings about Family Structure Transitions and Maternal Well-being

Fri, Feb 10, 2012

Using data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study, the authors find that both the type the timing of family structure transitions may influence maternal well-being

PRC Researchers Explore Link between Educational Attainment and Adult Mortality in the United States

Fri, Feb 10, 2012

PRC graduate Jennifer Karas Montez and PRC faculty Robert Hummer and Mark Hayward publish important study on education-mortality link in current issue of Demography.

Ronald Angel Receives Award for Excellence in Research on Aging

Sat, Feb 4, 2012

Ronald Angel is the winner of the 2012 Pearmain Prize from the Roybal Institute on Aging at the University of Southern California.

Kate C. Prickett Receives Two Paper Awards

Kate C. Prickett Receives Two Paper Awards

Wed, Jan 25, 2012

PRC Trainee Kate C. Prickett received two awards at the 2011 Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting.

Leticia Marteleto Shows that Educational Disadvantages Associated with Race Still Persist in Brazil Despite Improvements

Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Despite notable improvements in educational levels and opportunity during the past three decades, disadvantages associated with race still persist in Brazil, according to new research to be published in Demography.

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