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...
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.
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”
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“.
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.”
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
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).
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:...
Jan. 8, 2020—Ronald S. Burt, Yanjie Bian, Lijun Song, and Nan Lin (eds.). 2019. Social Capital, Social Support and Stratification: An Analysis of the Sociology of Nan Lin. London: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Jan. 8, 2020—Wrecked: How the American Automobile Industry Destroyed Its Capacity to Compete By: Josh Murray, Michael Schwartz At its peak in the 1950s and 1960s, automobile manufacturing was the largest, most profitable industry in the United States and residents of industry hubs like Detroit and Flint, Michigan had some of the highest incomes in the country....