April 1, 2020
The PSTC invites applications for seed awards related to COVID-19.
March 25, 2020
Three sociology trainees have received NSF support for dissertation research on diverse issues of inequality.
March 6, 2020
Kevin Escudero has received a CAREER award from NSF for his work on the educational trajectories of students with different legal statuses.
March 4, 2020
We spoke with four junior scholars who are already making their marks in their respective fields to learn more about their work and some of the benefits of being PSTC faculty associates.
February 13, 2020
Q&A with PSTC faculty associate Kevin Mwenda, Associate Director of Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Assistant Professor (Research) of Population Studies.
January 30, 2020
Girija Borker studies the consequences of sexual harassment in public spaces for women's education.
January 21, 2020
Rauscher finds that school bonds increase equality of opportunity for low-income students.
January 14, 2020
Ogunbajo and Agbai are current scholars in this prestigious program from RWJF.
December 18, 2019
Elizabeth Fussell has received recent attention for her research on inequality in post-disaster recovery, as well as on migration trends amid rising sea levels.
In the News
April 3, 2020 | The New York Times | Mark Lurie
Faculty associate Mark Lurie comments on how COVID-19 cases are reported.
PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow Grazia Deng, an anthropologist, discusses anti-Chinese sentiment in the age of coronavirus.
March 9, 2020 | Hechinger Report | Jayanti Owens
Research on childhood ADHD diagnoses by PSTC faculty associate Jayanti Owens is highlighted.
March 3, 2020 | From the Newsroom: The Providence Journal | Mark Lurie
PSTC faculty associate Mark Lurie discusses the coronavirus epidemic in a podcast with the Providence Journal.
February 17, 2020 | The New York Times | John Friedman
PSTC faculty associate John Friedman discusses how to make college admissions more equitable.
February 4, 2020 | Los Angeles Times | Katherine Mason
PSTC faculty associate Kate Mason comments on the potential consequences of overreacting to the coronavirus outbreak.
January 24, 2020 | Popular Science | Katherine Mason
PSTC faculty associate Kate Mason comments on the potential for a new global pandemic.
January 17, 2020 | Mother Jones | Matthew Gutmann
PSTC Faculty Associate Matthew Gutmann debunks the myth that biological determinism drives and explains human male violence.