News and Announcements
Karen Guzzo, "St. Luke's Expects Rise in Births in March"
Toledo Blade, January 14, 2021
CFDR research cited in "Ditching 'I Do': Marriages Plummet 33% in Jacksonville in 2020, Reflecting National Declines Amid Pandemic"
First Coast News, January 13, 2021
Krista Payne on the drop in marriages and divorces during the pandemic
Marketplace Morning Report, January 6, 2021
CFDR research cited in "Divorces and Marriages Tumbled in U.S. During Covid, Study Shows"
Bloomberg, January 5, 2021
Philip Stinson, "No Charges to be Filed Against Kenosha Police Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake"
Washington Post, January 5, 2021
John Boman, "BGSU Works with Local Agency to Reduce Opioid Deaths for Individuals Leaving Jail"
Zoom News, December 11, 2020
Wendy Manning has been appointed to a three-year term as Deputy Editor of the American Sociological Review (ASR), beginning in January 2021.
Trent Buskirk, "BGSU Team Looks for Answers by Crunching Coronavirus Data"
Toledo Blade, November 30, 2020
Wendy Manning, "US Divorce Rates Have Hit a 50-year LOW Because People Are More 'Selective' About Their Spouses and Couples Who Marry Older Are Staying Together Longer"
Daily Mail - U.K., November 11, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "The Pandemic May Be Leading to Fewer Babies in Rich Countries"
The Economist, October 28, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Police Body Cam Maker Unveils New Features It Hopes Will Curb Officer Misconduct"
CNN Business, October 28, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "The Three-Child American Family, Under Siege"
New York Times, October 12, 2020
Krista Payne, "What Is the Divorce Rate in America?"
Fatherly, October 8, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Texas Police Officer Charged with Murder After Shooting"
Washington Post, October 6, 2020
Kelly Balistreri, "BGSU Sociologist Helps State Health Agencies Crunch the Numbers"
Toledo Blade, September 28, 2020
Philip Stinson, "New Jersey Law Says Criminal Cops Should Go to Jail. Records Reveal They Often Don't"
USA Today, September 24, 2020
Kelly Balistreri, "Statewide Survey Helps Improve Health Care of Ohioans"
Zoom News, September 24, 2020
NCFR Research cited in "How to Avoid Taking Sides When Friends Get Divorced"
AARP, September 16, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Did This Police Maneuver Lead to Daniel Prude's Death?"
New York Times, September 15, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Grandparents Embrace Bigger Caregiving Role"
The Villages Daily Sun, September 13, 2020
Ken Pargament, "Mainers Can Face COVID-19 Head-on, or They Can Hide Behind God"
Central Maine, September 4, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Prosecutors Charged More Police After Ferguson but Struggled to Win Convictions. Will that Change After George Floyd?"
Washington Post, September 4, 2020
Eric Dubow, "Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 24 Things in Common"
Markets Insider, September 2, 2020
Philip Stinson, “Attorney for Minneapolis Police Officer Says He'll Argue George Floyd Died of an Overdose and a Heart Condition”
Yahoo News, August 20, 2020
Trent Buskirk, "BGSU’s Trent Buskirk Is a Sought-After Survey Expert during Election Season"
Sentinel-Tribune, August 13, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Breonna Taylor's Name is a National Rallying Cry. Will It Be Enough To Charge The Police?
USAToday, August 10, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Americans Aren't Making Babies, and That's Bad for the Economy"
Bloomberg Businessweek, July 29, 2020
Philip Stinson, "California Highway Patrol Officer Harassed 21 Women"
U.S. News & World Report, July 17, 2020
Trent Buskirk, "The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Changing Political Polling as We Know It"
Fortune, June 24, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Why Some Men Delay Fatherhood"
The Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Atatiana Jefferson: 'Why I will no longer call the police'"
BBC News, June 16, 2020
Philip Stinson, "BGSU Database Tracks Police crime, Misconduct Across the Country"
WTOL11, June 15, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Fallout from Shooting Intensifies Call for New Approach to Policing"
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 14, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Police Disciplinary Records Are Largely Kept Secret in US"
ABC News, June 12, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Why it’s so hard to convict a cop of murder: Just 5 in 15 years"
San Francisco Chronicle, June 10, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Protests Spread Over Police Shootings"
Washington Post, June 8, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Videos often contradict what police say in reports. Here's why some officers continue to lie"
CNN, June 6, 2020
Steve Demuth, "Jail expansion on hold due to COVID effect on county revenue and inmate numbers"
BG Independent News, June 6, 2020
Philip Stinson, "U.S. police are rarely convicted of murder– here's why and how that may change in 2020"
MSNBC, June 5, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Why It’s So Rare For Police Officers To Face Legal Consequences"
Five ThirtyEight, June 4, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Minneapolis Police Use Force Against Black People at 7 Times the Rate of Whites"
New York Times, June 3, 2020
Philip Stinson, "Murder charges filed against all four officers in George Floyd’s death as protests against biased policing continue"
Washington Post, June 3, 2020
Philip Stinson on police shootings
The World News, May 30, 2020
Philip Stinson, "In George Floyd’s Death, a Police Technique Results in a Too-Familiar Tragedy"
New York Times, May 29, 2020
Philip Stinson, "A Pandemic Bright Spot: In Many Places, Less Crime"
New York Times, May 26, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "With Couples Rethinking Children, We Might See the Opposite of a COVID-19 Baby Boom"
Rolling Stone, May 21, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Births in the United States Have Dropped to a 34-year Low"
Science News, May 20, 2020
Peggy Giordano, "Researchers are taking aim at a social tool in the arsenal to fight the COVID-19 pandemic"
WBGU FM, May 15, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Celebrating Moms in a Time Like No Other"
The Villages Daily Sun, May 10, 2020
Peggy Giordano, Monica Longmore and Wendy Manning, "Sociology professors researching impact of social tools during COVID-19"
WTOL 11, May 8, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Is a Coronavirus Baby Boom on the Way? Probably Not"
NBCLX, May 8, 2020
Jenjira Yahirun, "Families Contribute to Health Inequalities During COVID-19"
The Hill, May 6, 2020
Wendy Manning, "U.S. Marriage Rate Hits Historic Low"
U.S. News & World Report, April 29, 2020
Philip Stinson, “Crime Drops Around the World as COVID-19 Keeps People Inside”
MSN, April 11, 2020
Wendy Manning, "Coronavirus Creates Census Concerns in Bowling Green and Other Cities"
13ABC, April 3, 2020
Susan Brown, "Affluent Americans Still Say 'I Do.' More in the Middle Class Don't. Marriage and all its related social and financial benefits are becoming a luxury good"
Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2020
Susan Brown, "'Marriage Story' Struck a Chord, but America's Real Divorce Story Is More Complicated"
NBC News, February 25, 2020
Karen Guzzo, "Las Vegas Working to Rebrand Wedding Destination"
Las Vegas Review-Journal, February 14, 2020
Susan Brown, "What It's Like to Date After Middle Age"
The Atlantic, January 8, 2020
Susan Brown, "The Tragedy of Gray Divorce--It's Not About Finances"
theTrumpet, January 6, 2020
NCFMR research cited in "January is the Most Popular Month for Divorce - Here's the Financial Upside to Breaking Up (No, really)"
Market Watch, January 6, 2020
NCFMR research cited in "Why Is the Census Bureau Cheering Laws that Make It Easier for People to Get Divorced?"
Deseret News, January 2, 2020