September 14, 2021
In her new book, The Succeeders: How Immigrant Youth Are Transforming What It Means to Belong in America, cultural anthropologist and PSTC Faculty Associate Andrea Flores examines the complex relationship between US...
August 4, 2021
David Lindstrom presented work in late July to Ethiopian policymakers.
June 28, 2021
We checked in with the 2020-2021 T32 fellowship recipients to find out about their current research.
May 10, 2021
“This project aims to contribute new knowledge about how racial/ethnic segregation in neighborhoods and schools relates to mental health and academic persistence from childhood to early adulthood,” Candipan explained.
May 6, 2021
We celebrate and congratulate the 8 PSTC trainees who received their PhDs last weekend.
April 16, 2021
PSTC sociologist and Associate Director Zhenchao Qian has co-authored a new article in Journal of Marriage and Family examining the fertility rates of American interracial couples.
April 8, 2021
"Education increased opportunities for young people, and one way it did this was by encouraging migration.”
March 19, 2021
“Charter schools decouple neighborhoods and schools in the sense that parents may be able to choose neighborhoods and schools independently."
March 4, 2021
Four PSTC faculty associates have received Research Seed Awards for projects on the effects of COVID-19 on marginalized communities and on transit in developing countries.
In the News
October 5, 2021 | Associated Press | Elizabeth Fussell
PSTC sociologist Elizabeth Fussell comments on environmental migrants.
September 22, 2021 | Vox | John Friedman
PSTC economist John Friedman comments on persistent economic inequality in the context of the pandemic.
September 7, 2021 | The Providence Journal | Mark Lurie
PSTC epidemiologist Mark Lurie commented on the current state of the COVID-19 crisis and what the coming months might hold.
Census: US sees unprecedented multiracial growth, decline in the white population for first time in history
August 13, 2021 | USA Today | John Logan
PSTC sociologist John Logan commented on the findings of the 2020 Census.
This opinion piece by David Brooks cites PSTC sociologist David Lindstrom's work on Mexican immigrant integration.
June 25, 2021 | The New York Times | Emily Oster
The New York Times profiles PSTC economist Emily Oster's research on reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow Jake Carlson explains why housing is a social good, and proposes the creation of a Social Development Housing Authority, which would convert distressed real estate into permanently affordable...
April 23, 2021 | Healthline | Diana Grigsby-Toussaint
PSTC epidemiologist Diana Grigsby-Toussaint comments on how racist practices such as redlining have made it more likely that communities of color live in areas with less green space and more air pollution, which may lead...