Research by sociologist Michael Esposito in Arts & Sciences shows how the racialized logic that informed redlining continues to influence the distribution of privileges and risks across neighborhoods, resulting in stark health inequalities.
Something shocking has happened in the US economy in recent years: average workers have started to move forward. But when the period of low unemployment and rising workers’ power ends, without further legal support, workers’ bargaining chips are likely to disappear with it.
Using data from the newly released Uniform Appraisal Dataset, which includes 47.3 million home appraisals conducted over the last decade, WashU’s Elizabeth Korver-Glenn and Junia Howell of the University of Illinois Chicago demonstrate stark inequalities in appraisal values between homes in white neighborhoods and communities of color.
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.