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Who Gets to Be Part of the Social Science Canon?
Impact
October 27, 2021

Who Gets to Be Part of the Social Science Canon?

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Riley to Retire from NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research
Announcements
October 12, 2021

Riley to Retire from NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research

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If Music Be…
Communication
October 6, 2021

If Music Be…

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Webinar Series: Building Successful Academic Pathway Programs – Watch the Full Series
News
September 17, 2021

Webinar Series: Building Successful Academic Pathway Programs – Watch the Full Series

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A Guide to Career Paths in Behavioral Science

A Guide to Career Paths in Behavioral Science

Practicing behavioral scientist Preeti Kotamarthi finds it reassuring to know that this subject, which literally burst on the scene only a few years ago, has gained acceptance around the world, and students brave enough to study it now have a career to look forward to.

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A Primer on Academic Tenure (and Its Tenuous Future)

A Primer on Academic Tenure (and Its Tenuous Future)

In the following Q&A, George Justice, an English professor and author of “How to Be a Dean,” explains the origin of tenure and the waning protections that it affords professors in the United States who have it.

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Paths from a PhD to the Private Sector

Paths from a PhD to the Private Sector

The impact of the pandemic on all sectors is only beginning to emerge and given the need for greater flexibility, adaptability and […]

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2021 ASA Election Results: New Leadership for 2022

2021 ASA Election Results: New Leadership for 2022

The American Sociological Association is pleased to announce the results of their 2021 ASA elections. Congratulations to the 2022-2023 President Prudence Carter […]

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Aussie Study Argues Book Publishing Sidelined in Ranking Universities

Aussie Study Argues Book Publishing Sidelined in Ranking Universities

Academic book publishing is under threat. Global university rankings and competition for funding and international student enrolments are reshaping the research landscape. […]

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Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, 1920-2021: Pioneer in Social Indicators Movement

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, 1920-2021: Pioneer in Social Indicators Movement

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, a pioneer in the use of social indicators as an important tool of social science, died on May 8 at the age of 101.

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Ronald Inglehart, 1934-2021: Founder of the World Values Survey

Ronald Inglehart, 1934-2021: Founder of the World Values Survey

Ron Inglehart, a political scientist whose work on surveying values around the world set new and higher bars on what such studies could achieve, has died at age 86.

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Biden Taps AmStat President to Head Census Bureau

Biden Taps AmStat President to Head Census Bureau

U.S. President Joe Biden announced that he would nominate Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, as director of the Census Bureau.

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