Syrielle Clement is a sociology major.
Only 36% of the gender segregation seen among college-educated workers is tied to their undergraduate degrees, a new study finds.
White guests favor Airbnb properties with white hosts, but are more inclined to rent from Black or Asian hosts if they see featured reviews from previous white guests, Cornell research finds.
The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the College.
Francine Blau, the ILR School’s Frances Perkins Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Cornell professor of economics, is the 2023 Alice Cook/Lois Gray Distinguished Lecture speaker.
For six years, Klarman Fellow Chaira Galli helped youths from Central America navigate the United States’ labyrinthine asylum process while doing an ethnographic study.
Despite persistent gaps in workforce participation, when it comes to wanting to work, the gender gap has all but disappeared over the last 45 years, according to Cornell sociologist Landon Schnabel.
Mar’Quon Frederick, a government major, will spend the summers of 2022 and 2023 in the Institute for Responsible Citizenship's Washington Program.
On Cornell’s eighth Giving Day, held March 16, 15,905 alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends from more than 80 countries made gifts totaling a record-breaking $12,268,629.
Gifts allow the College to fulfill its mission: preparing students to do the greatest good in the world.
Prof. Jerel Ezell comments on the EPA's announcement of new air and water monitoring and enforcement.
A $5 million alumni gift will help to support doctoral students in humanities fields within the College of Arts & Sciences.
The program connects undergraduates in A&S with opportunities to work side by side on research with Cornell faculty from across the College.
Prof. Vida Maralani comments on the declining birthrate in the U.S.
Africana Prof. Jerel Ezell comments on Pres. Biden's infrastructure bill.
The Nexus Scholars program will leverage the student-to-faculty ratio and the vibrant research enterprise in A&S to expand opportunities for students, while also enhancing the culture of collaborative scholarship at Cornell.
Health is an exceptionally expensive resource in the United States, “though it should not be,” political scientist Jamila Michener told the House Rules Committee on Oct. 13.
Celebrated public intellectual Francis Fukuyama ’74 will be the first speaker in the Center for the Study of Economy & Society’s new fall lecture series, “The American State in a Multipolar World.”
In consolidating multiple types of resources, married partners deal themselves and their children better hands with long-term payoffs, but the process may amplify inequality across generations.
Analyzing more than 20 years of floor speeches by members of Congress, a new book co-authored by Peter K. Enns, professor in the Department of Government, explains why corporate and wealthy interests dominate the national economic agenda.
The panel suggested listening to scholarly experts, implementing new initiatives and engaging students and faculty in organizations beyond the university.
The holiday celebrates the day enslaved people gained their freedom. But they lacked political power then, as Black people too often do today, says associate professor Jamila Michener.
Colleen L. Barry, a professor and department chair at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s first dean, effective Sept. 15.
The major gift from the Brooks family, whose Cornell roots span three generations, provides an early boost to help the university’s newest school achieve world-class excellence.
Jamila Michener, associate professor of government, discusses employer panic, America's poverty addiction and the messy politics of work on the Ezra Klein Show.
On Monday, the Biden administration announced a significant increase in the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States. The announcement comes as the administration also begins to reunite parents separated from their children under the Trump administration’s family separation policy. Maria Cristina Garcia, professor of history and Latino studies, and Chiara Galli, sociologist and Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow, comment.
Laurence Minter is a sociology major.
The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded spring grants supporting research and conferences involving more than 30 faculty and researchers across campus, including collaborations within new and expanded superdepartments.
Evin Rothschild is a Biological Sciences and Government major.
Annabel Young is a American Studies and Literatures in English major.
Peter K. Enns, professor of government, and Katherine Zaslavsky, graduate student in sociology, write in the Washington Post that since the coronoavirus pandemic began, Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities have endured a spike in hate crimes, with elderly people attacked on the street and an Atlanta gunman killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent. Are Americans aware of the trend? they ask.
Amina Kilpatrick is a government and Africana studies major
The analysis confirmed a documented benefit of religion: increased mental health.
During the “Racism in America: Health” webinar on March 29, four Cornell faculty members elaborated on ways the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed race-based discrepancies in health care and health outcomes under the American health care system.
Writing in The Atlantic, Kate Manne, associate professor of philosophy, argues that we must consider why the Sarah Everard's murder case has attracted so much attention, to the exclusion of many others.
The fourth webinar in our Racism in America series features faculty from A&S, CALS and Weill Cornell Medicine.
In new research, Steven Alvarado reports that having college-bound friends increases the likelihood that a student will enroll in college. However, the effect of having college-bound friends is diminished for Black and Latino students compared with white and Asian students, especially for males and especially for selective and highly selective colleges, due to structural and cultural processes.
Charles Petersen, Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow in history, studies 20th-century American history to better understand the rise of social and economic inequality in recent decades.
The study appears in a special issue about political neuroscience.
Studying the consequences of elite taxation, Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology, he has found there are many misperceptions about tax flight—movement by the wealthy to avoid high taxes. He shares findings in The New York Daily News.
Cornell faculty and students are teaming up with community partners in Tompkins County to address opioid use, increase food security, build a greener construction industry and share stories of Ithaca’s Black history pioneers. The four teams received Engaged Research Grants, totaling more than $192,000, from the Office of Engagement Initiatives (OEI).
Through courses alone, more than 90% of students were linked by three or fewer degrees of separation.
<p> The White House issued an executive order this week requiring state and local governments to issue occupational licenses to workers who have received a similar license in another jurisdiction — as long as they are in good standing. The goal of the new order is to increase economic and geographic mobility.</p>
Students, professors and administrators need a deeper understanding of how human disparities have developed, why they persist and how they evolve over time, write William A. Darity Jr., Malachi Hacohen and Adam Hollowell. This article, from Inside Higher Ed, announces Duke University's new inequality studies minor and recognizes the legacy of...
Equipped with smartphones for a week, dozens of older New York City residents allowed a Cornell sociologist to track their movements and reported several times a day where they were, what they were doing and how they felt.The 61 study participants, all age 55 or older, shared glimpses of their daily routines and activities: working at a...
With a threatened mass exodus of women from the work force, the pandemic is prompting a national conversation about the plight of working women and the issues that impede their success at workplace. Link to the full article.
Discussing how racial socialization in white families can reinforce white supremacy and social inequality, Prof. Margaret Hagerman, sociology, Mississippi State University, lectured for CSI's Minor in Inequality's capstone course, Controversies About Inequality. In the lecture, Hagerman explained the findings in her book White Kids: Growing Up...
"We are witnessing the demise of the U.S. asylum process."
Congratulations, PAM PhD candidate, Emily Parker, this year’s recipient of the Association of Public Policy and Management’s best comparative policy paper! Her paper focuses on the political evolution of health policies for the poor (details below).Title: The Market-Failure Paradox: Political Contention in the U.S. Welfare StateAbstract:...
"The U.S. set another record for new COVID-19 cases in a single day Wednesday: more than 100,000. Fourteen states recorded record numbers of people hospitalized with the virus. There are a number of things we know by now that make a big difference in reducing the spread of COVID-19 — wearing masks, washing our hands, social distancing. And paid...