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....a vibrant community of students and faculty who are at the forefront of the discipline. Sociologists study the world around us to uncover how society works. Our dedicated, highly qualified faculty engage with students in and outside of the classroom. Students learn how to do sociology not only through their formal coursework but also by working alongside faculty on cutting-edge sociological research. These opportunities provide our students with the specialized skills needed to successfully compete in today’s labor market.



News and Stories

Paul Hemez Receives Adamchak Award

Paul Hemez Receives Adamchak Award

Congratulations to Paul Hemez, PhD candidate, this year’s winner of the Adamchak Award. Established by Donald and Susan Adamchak (both who earned graduate degrees in sociology from BGSU), the award recognizes a graduate student's research excellence in demography. Paul will continue working with the Center for Family and Demographic Research on the Bowling Green State University campus during the summer months.

Figure 1. 30-Year Trend in Coresidence Among Older Adult Parents (60+) and Midlife Adult Children (40+)

Kara Joyner named Co-Editor of Population Research and Policy Review

Professor Kara Joyner is serving a three-year term as Co-Editor of Population Research and Policy Review (PRPR). PRPR is the flagship journal of the Southern Demographic Association. The journal attracts submissions from scholars who represent multiple disciplines and substantive areas within the field of demography. Doctoral student Lisa Carlson serves as Managing Editor of PRPR. BGSU is proud to host this flagship demography journal that is widely recognized as a top publication outlet in the field. Professor Joyner’s leadership at the helm of PRPR brings international visibility to our well-regarded demography program. Read More about Kara Joyner and the PRPR.



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Disclaimer: This project is supported with assistance from Bowling Green State University. From 2007 to 2013, support was also provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policy of any agency of the state or federal government.