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Sarah Cowan

Sociology Colloquium, 10/28/2020

Posted October 23, 2020

The Effects of Income on Birth Rates: The Case of a Universal Cash Transfer Dr. Sarah K. Cowan, New York University Governments around the globe institute income policies in order to alleviate poverty. Whether these policies have unintended fertility effects is an open question, and the answer has implications for fertility theory, policy design and […]

Figure with intergenerational mobility and income inequality

Sociology Colloquium, 10/21/2020

Posted October 18, 2020

Association of Income Inequality and Migration with Intergenerational Mobility Dr. Ernesto Amaral, Dr. Arthur Sakamoto, Shih-Keng Yen, Texas A&M University Dr. Sharron Wang-Goodman, Delaware State University Link to presentation A Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Income Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility We provide an overview of associations between income inequality and intergenerational mobility in the United […]

Alexander Hernandez

Sociology Professor Working as a Posse Mentor

Posted October 2, 2020

Dr. Alexander Hernandez started working as a Posse mentor in the Fall 2020. The Posse Foundation is a non-profit organization that identifies, recruits, and trains student leaders to pursue their academics and to help promote cross-cultural communication on campus. The Posse Foundation was one of ten bodies to which President Barack Obama donated a portion […]

Job opening

Job Opening: Sociology Professor and Department Head

Posted September 15, 2020

Location College Station, Texas Open Date September 15, 2020 Deadline October 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time Description The Sociology Department at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, 9 month position of a tenured professor and department head.  The position has a starting date of July 1, 2021, or as otherwise negotiated. […]