People who lived in neighborhoods with ready access to civic and social organizations displayed higher cognitive scores than those who lived in neighborhoods with no immediate access to such organizations, finds a new study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and University of Michigan.
A new landscape report conducted by Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, examines the decline in worker power over the last several decades and outlines policy recommendations to rebalance the economic playing field for workers.
Adia Harvey Wingfield, in Arts & Sciences, and John Atkinson, at the School of Medicine, will receive Washington University’s 2022 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced.
Adia Harvey Wingfield, the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor in Arts & Sciences, was recognized by the American Sociological Association for her extensive scholarship and efforts to create more equitable workplaces.
Experts from Washington University in St. Louis offer perspectives on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and the impact it will have on American law, people and politics.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has displaced millions of people, most of them women and children. This mounting crisis suggests that conflict-related sexual violence, which has been reported in Ukraine, requires urgent action, say Washington University in St. Louis experts on refugees and displaced populations.
The Brown School’s Darrell Hudson digs deep into data and researches how social determinants like racism affect multiple health outcomes, especially among Black Americans.
Research shows investing in programs such as Head Start can help families exit poverty and speed economic growth, according to Washington University sociologist Caitlyn Collins.
Caitlyn Collins, assistant professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, will join a panel of experts on Wednesday, Feb. 16, to discuss why millions of people quit their jobs last year and how the “Great Resignation” may shape work in the U.S. for years to come.
Women of color are leading the reproductive justice movement, which expands the conversation to include the broader range of reproductive experiences, according to sociologist Zakiya Luna.