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Emily Miller (PIPS/JDP) has won an NSF graduate research fellowship.

Emily is among only 9 students nationally to win the award for the field "Public Policy".

How Working-Class Life Is Killing Americans

Anne C.Case, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus and Angus Deaton, Nobel laureate in economics continued digging into the data, it became clear that the grim trends didn’t apply only to middle-aged whites. Up and down the age spectrum, deaths of despair have been surging for people without a four-year college degree.

Conley named AAAS Fellow

Dalton Conley, Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology, has been named a 2019 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his socially distinguished work.

Just how valuable are Yelp and Amazon ratings?

Dalton Conley, Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology, states “Simply put: making rating goods or services as easy as possible, as many e-commerce sites try to do, is counterproductive”.

Summer institute advances social science in the digital age

Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology is the co-founder of the annual institute with Duke University sociologist Christopher Bail. Established to help early career social scientists and data scientists make the most of digital data.

Charles Westoff 's research is cited in the New York Times - Opinion Letters - regarding the recent blackout.

Charles F.Westoff, Maurice P. During '22 Professor of Demographic Studies, Emeritus; Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Sociologist Matthew Salganik to lead Center for Information Technology Policy

Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology, has pioneered uses of data and digital technologies in social research, and has been appointed interim director of Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy.

Daniela R. Urbina Wins the 2019 ASA Clifford C. Clogg Award

he Clifford C. Clogg Award recognizes an outstanding graduate student paper in sociological methodology: “Lasso Regularization for Selection of Log-linear Models: An Application to Educational Assortative Mating” recently published in Sociological Methods and Research by Mauricio Bucca (European University Institute) and Daniela R. Urbina (Princeton Sociology).

Yu Xie,Wins the 2019 ASA Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award

Yu Xie, Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. The Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award recognizes a scholar who has made a career of outstanding contributions to methodology in sociology.

Columbia University 2019 GSAS Alumni Awardees Announced

Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology has been honored with an Outstanding Recent Alumni Award from the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Janet Currie is one of four Princeton professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Janet M.Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs; Chair, Department of Economics; Co-Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing