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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


U-M grad programs do well in latest USN&WR "Best" rankings

PSC Announcement, 2013

03/19/2013

Although the latest US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list placed the University of Michigan 29th in its national university rankings, U-M grad schools fared much better under the ranking system used.

In particular, rankings for the following specialty areas of graduate education may be of interest to the PSC community:

Sociology of population ranked #1.

Social policy (Ford School) ranked #1.

Sociology of social stratification ranked #3.

Public health ranked #4.

All USN&WR rankings

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