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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

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U.S. Population Trends

Sociology 595

3 credit hours, offered biennially

This course examines the causes and consequences of the macro social, economic, and demographic changes now reshaping the United States. The students use the approaches of demography and the theoretical perspectives of human ecology to understand the causal forces operating. [The Sociology 595 number is listed for several courses, because it is used for a set of population courses that rotate in the schedule with different section numbers.]

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