October 10, 2019
NGOs, government agencies, and scholars have been trying to increase awareness and involvement of young men in SRH matters for at least three decades, with mixed results at best.
October 7, 2019
The postpartum period is a major life transition that most women go through, often multiple times.
October 3, 2019
Omar Galárraga explores innovative approach to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV in low-income and middle-income countries.
September 26, 2019
Katherine Mason discusses how the 2003 outbreak of the SARS virus drastically changed China's public health system.
September 10, 2019
On August 5, 2019, the Population Studies and Training Center lost a visionary scholar, founding director, and beloved mentor Sidney Goldstein.
August 19, 2019
PSTC Faculty Associate Stelios Michalopoulos received the distinguished scientific award for social sciences as part of the Bodossaki Foundation’s Scientific Prizes for 2019.
July 29, 2019
Elementary schools discipline black students more harshly than white students, leading to a considerable racial gap in expulsion and suspension, according to a new study published by PSTC Associate Jayanti Owens.
July 22, 2019
Four PSTC faculty associates were named endowed chairs by the Corporation of Brown University in May.
July 8, 2019
PSTC Postdoc Maria Steenland examines a Medicaid reimbursement policy's impact on long-acting contraception use in South Carolina.
In the News
Why are boys failing at school? What can be done about it? And, can experts agree on root causes? Jayanti Owens provides commentary based on her education and gender research.
September 30, 2019 | Washington Examiner | Jesse Shapiro
Jesse Shapiro provides insight on political polarization.
August 15, 2019 | PBS News Hour | Emily Oster
Partly filmed at the PSTC, Economist Emily Oster reveals key data points that challenge conventional parenting wisdom.
August 12, 2019 | Scientific American | Matthew Kraft
Research shows conflicting data on the impact of the intervention, but a major new study confirms it can work. PSTC Educational Economist Matthew Kraft provided commentary for this article.
August 8, 2019 | Idaho Press | Stephen McGarvey
Idaho Press article references the work of PSTC Anthropologist and Epidemiologist Stephen McGarvey, who studies obesity in the South Pacific.
August 7, 2019 | Education Dive | Matthew Kraft
A study led by Associate Professor Matthew Kraft, which found text messages sent to parents of elementary school children helped encourage children to take part in literacy activities during the summer months, was...
July 31, 2019 | The Conversation | Michael White
Current research led by PSTC Sociologist Michael White is referenced for its work advancing the understanding of how migration and urbanization impact population health in South Africa.
July 25, 2019 | The Epoch Times | Emily Oster
Economist Emily Oster addresses the practicalities and logistics of parenting and working.