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Smock discusses the "new American family" on NPR

Pfeffer and colleagues re-examine impacts of community college attendance

Frey explains the minority-majority remapping of America

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Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60

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.