Sullivan Featured on National Geographic

May 30, 2017

Esther Sullivan, Sociology Assistant Professor, discusses how low-income families continue to struggle to find affordable housing while other people are turning a profit by investing in poverty. Downwardly Mobile National Geographic, April 25

Reich on Her New Book

Sept. 27, 2016

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccine , by Jennifer A. Reich, Associate Professor of Sociology, was released last month by NYU Press. For or over a decade, Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that make...

Lippert research ties poverty and obesity

May 10, 2016

A new study from Adam Lippert, Assistant Professor of Sociology, finds that adolescents who grow up and consistently live in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become or remain obese in adulthood than their peers who live in more affluent areas. These patterns are more pronounced for young women. The...