Martin Ruef has been named the Egan Family Professor of Sociology. His distinguished professorship was announced in a university ceremony on May 2nd, 2013.
Linda Burton is the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the American Family Therapy Academy, June 5-8 2013. Her speech is titled, "It's Complicated: Intimate Unions Among Low-Income Mothers."
At the 2013 Annual meeting of ASA, Linda George will be honored with the Leonard I. Pearlin Award for career contribution from the Mental Health section. The ASA meeting will be in New York, Aug 10-13 2013
James Moody of Duke and Peter Mucha of UNC in their paper, "Portrait of Political Party Polarization", examine how each senator voted on each bill in a given two-year period. "We have not seen the current level of partisanship since the early 1900s,"
The Well-Being of America's Children: Kenneth Land
This volume attests to the evolution of the Child Well-Being Index and asks what it promises for understanding the progress - or lack of progress - in enhancing the life prospects of all American children.
This edited volume incorporates a cross-disciplinary approach in order to come up with a comprehensive and useful definition of place, an important element in understanding health and health care disparities.