Melinda Mills

Melinda Mills on Sociogenomics

Combining sociology and genetics, Melinda Mills and her collaborators abandon the nature v. nurture controversy for empirical research on family formation, inequality, child-rearing and other real-life concerns. In this Social Science Bites podcast, she discusses this new field of ‘sociogenomics.’

5 years ago
Military family

Exploring The Genetic Basis of Enlistment

How much – or how little – do genes contribute to the decision to enter the military? A lot, according to the first effort to pin down an answer to that question. One of the researchers answers questions about the study.

8 years ago