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Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

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Christopher Near

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Sociology, Year: 5

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Research Interests: Gender and sexuality, culture, media, quantitative methods

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Near, Christopher. 2013. "Selling Gender: Associations of Box Art Representation of Female Characters With Sales for Teen- and Mature-rated Video Games." Sex Roles, 68(3-4): 252-269. PMCID: PMC3586322. DOI.

Chapters

Xie, Yu, Alexandra Achen Killewald, and Christopher Near. Forthcoming. "Between- and Within-Occupation Inequality: The Case of High-Status Professions." In Living in a High Inequality Regime edited by Alair MacLean and David Grusky. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.