Graduate News

NYT cites Matthew Wright's #PAA2017 research
Reporting from the #PAA2017 annual meeting, The New York Times cites Matthew Wright's, PhD candidate, research presented at the #PAA2017 annual meeting. Wright's research finds cohabiters had less frequent contact with their children, and less positive relationships, than continuously married or widowed parents. 
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Three sociology graduate students recognized by Graduate College for their excellence in teaching and research
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Jen Copp, Distinguished Dissertation Award
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Marshal Fettro, Distinguished Thesis Award

Our students did us proud last night at the annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony.  

  • Jennifer Copp, PhD '14, Distinguished Dissertation Award (Peggy Giordano, chair). Copp is now an Assistant Professor at Florida State University.
  • Marshal Fettro, PhD candidate Distinguished Thesis Award (Kei Nomaguchi, chair)
  • Barbara F. Prince, PhD candidate, Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award (Kara Joyner, chair)
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Barbara Prince (r) accepts The 2016 Graduate Student Teaching Award
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Anderson's new research featured in Bloomberg
Lydia Anderson, graduate research assistant, compares Boomers to Millennials using U.S. Census data from the '80s and ACS data from 2015. Her results reveal differences in how young Americans live today compared to 30 years ago.

Young Americans Are Killing Marriage
Bloomberg

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Rachel Wolsey and seven undergraduate students inducted into AKD
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Graduate student Rachel L. Wolsey (far right) and undergraduate student inductees
The International Sociology Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), inducted graduate student Rachel L. Wolsey and seven undergraduate students during the spring 2017 ceremony. AKD President Michele-Kozimor-King delivered the keynote address.
Recruitment weekend a BiG success!
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Recruitment potluck enjoyed by all!
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Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Steve Demuth welcomes visitors during recruitment weekend
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Elizabethtown graduate Miranda Sweetman checks out graduate program during BG recruitment weekend
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Anderson's research reveals young Americans waiting much longer to marry
Today, the average age for a first marriage for women is 27 years old, and for men it’s 29 years old. In major cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., that age is even higher, finds Lydia Anderson, graduate research assistant.
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Lydia Anderson examines poverty among Ohio's young children
"In 2014, more than a quarter (27.5%) of Ohio's young children lived in poverty."
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Blacks leave Toledo to return to the South
Six percent of black adults who lived in Ohio from 2010 to 2014 moved out of the state, with nearly three fifths choosing to go south, finds graduate research assistant Paul Hemez.
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Anderson and Lee address Millennials and marriage
Lydia Anderson, graduate research assistant, and Gary Lee's, professor emeritus, research on Millennials and marriage appears in national media outlets.
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