The billionaire is returning to a city where he went to high school and where his parents live — it’s as simple as that.
To kick off the 2023 First Generation Celebration Week, Student and Campus Life gathered insights and advice from first-gen students, alumni and staff.
High earners often warn they will up and move when taxes are raised, but in the long term they are better off staying put
With our government stalled, our democracy is threatened like never before, says comparative sociologist Mabel Berezin.
Reported violations of ethnic minority children’s rights by the Chinese government will be explored in a symposium Oct. 27.
The award is given by the American Sociological Association's Sociology of Religion Section.
Professor Sharron Sassler weighs in on what key ingredients make up a happy life.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers remote workers incentives to move. There are a few issues for existing residents.
Study shows moving can help foster a more robust social network, by strengthening “long ties” with others.
Amidst Tales of Population Decreasing, Number of Millionaires and Billionaires Rise.
Nexus Scholars spent eight weeks this summer working with researchers on campus on projects in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.
Inequality scholars voice concerns after Supreme Court bans race-conscious admissions at top universities
The Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina forces students and admission offices to employ workaround options, which scholars such as Professor Hirschman presume will not go the distance in furthering diversity in collegiate classrooms.
New Cornell sociology research: The “widowhood effect” – the tendency for married people to die in close succession – is accelerated when spouses don’t know each other’s friends well.
The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
‘Unique times, unequal mobilities: Daily mobility during the de-escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic’
“Helping students realize their greatest potential is at the core of our mission in the College of Arts & Sciences."
Freshman Nic Oke is not ready to specialize, but he knows that majoring in Sociology will allow him to explore his many questions and interests based off his lived experiences.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
“Our alumni are entrepreneurs. Scientists. Authors. Attorneys. Actors. Innovators. Game changers. They’re lifelong learners who strive to make the world a better place, and we’re pretty proud of them.”
Syrielle Clement is a sociology major.
Yomaris Valerio Hernandez is a sociology major.
Only 36% of the gender segregation seen among college-educated workers is tied to their undergraduate degrees, a new study finds.
Prof. Mabel Berezin comments on the May Day strikes in France.
Danika made the bold decision to join the group of scholars that study the sociology of abortion as the topic for her senior honors thesis.
Professor Cristobal Young, on-screen, explains how he came to the conclusion that millionaire tax flight is 99% myth. He also shreds on guitar.
From diverse backgrounds, each faculty member selected brings expertise to further the program’s core mission: generating impactful research on access to civil justice and translating this research into practice.
Earn credit while exploring subjects in Sociology this summer!
"A theme of the Harrison College Scholar Program is that our students are independent but not isolated."
Sociology Alumna, Alexandra Gibbons, shares what inspired her to pursue her degree in Sociology and how she continues to use the degree in her day-to-day life...
Sociology Alumna, Jenny Todd, draws upon her Sociology training daily as a Psychometrician...
White guests favor Airbnb properties with white hosts, but are more inclined to rent from Black or Asian hosts if they see featured reviews from previous white guests, Cornell research finds.
Cristobal Young, a sociologist at Cornell, and Ithai Lurie, an economist at the U.S. Treasury, look at how incentives and embeddedness shape millionaire tax flight, highlighting the small effect tax reform has had on millionare migration thus far, and raising questions about how work-from-home policies will impact the future geography of the elite.
One of the legacies that Warren Mitofsky left was the formation of a fellowship in his name. This year’s Mitofsky Fellow is Nathália Santos, a PhD student in Cornell University’s Department of Sociology.
A New Year welcomes a new Director of Graduate Studies for the department of Sociology. As of the first of the year, Professor Vida Maralani will be taking the role over from Professor Erin York Cornwell, who’s proven remarkable dedication to the position over the last few years.
"Welcoming students to campus and providing them with the opportunity to connect to faculty and each other is a joy."
A new Freshman Writing Seminar Course, designed by second-year PhD student Lillan Dodderidge (academic interest areas include the Sociology of Education), wrapped up the Fall semester in early December. The class ended the term with a new-fashioned format for their final project.
Ben Rosche conceptualized and programmed a data visualization tool, which was presented at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) .
Study by Cornell Sociology Professor Landon Schnabel and colleagues refutes impressions of rapid religious decline during COVID
Findings suggest that apparent secularization in America is not a result of declining faith or decreased church attendance during the pandemic.
Anil Menon is researching the political legacies of forced migration, which is on the rise globally due to climate change and conflict.
Professor Karen Levy’s new book, “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance,” will be published in December
Levy illustrates a behind-the-scenes look at how digital surveillance is affecting the trucking way of life. Data Driven has been described as a “must-read for both those who think AI is our salvation and those who see automation as the devil” (Danah Boyd).
Economic changes in India are forcing adaptations in traditional marriage practices, but not enough for a modernizing overhaul to this deeply traditional institution.
Recent Ceremony Formally Honors Professor Victor Nee's 2020 Induction into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor Victor Nee signed the Book of Members at an Induction Ceremony that celebrated recently elected artists, scholars, scientists, and leaders in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.
The minor is distinctive in including courses from many disciplines, from across Cornell’s schools and colleges.
The program matches undergraduate students with summer opportunities to work side by side with faculty from across the College.
Concerns about violence are growing as Election Day in the U.S. nears, says scholar Mabel Berezin: “The expectation of violence at the polls this year signals how much has changed in the American electoral landscape since 2018."
QuIRI has chosen Dr. Laura Tach as their QuIRI Featured Researcher. Professor Tach has important exemplary contributions focused on family, public policy, and child welfare in the qualitative social science.
New research co-authored by sociologist Peter Rich finds a generation of federal school reform hasn’t addressed the primary drivers of racial gaps in academic achievement and attainment: economic inequality and segregated schools.
Wynne Williams-Ceci's research focuses on improving public health messaging for vaping.
Fourteen authors from upstate New York participating in the Oñgwaga•ä’ Writers Workshop this month.
The outcome of the Italian election on Sept. 25 could have dramatic effects on the country and European Union, says professor Mabel Berezin.