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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

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Paula Fomby

Fomby says stepfathers/father figures less likely to invest in children than biological fathers in intact families

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"Why Dads Matter" - The Atlantic. 02/23/2014.

Paula Fomby says that some evidence suggests that 'sequential parent figures' are less likely to invest in household children than biologically related adults. These reasons include unclear parental roles and, for males, obligations to children fathered with other women.

Related journal article

Researcher:

Paula Fomby

More Media Coverage:

MSN News. Bringing Men Back Into Families. 2/23/2014.

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