Events


Just Published

Faculty

Smith Jeffrey A., McPherson, Miller, and Lynn Smith-Lovin. Forthcoming. 2014. “Social Distance in the United States: Sex, Race, Religion, Age and Education Homophily among Confidants, 1985-2004.” American Sociological Review. 79: 432-456.

Students
Park, Nicholas K., and Patricia Wonch Hill. 2013. "Is Adoption an Option? The Role of Importance of Motherhood and Fertility Help-Seeking in Considering Adoption." Journal of Family Issues doi: 10.1177/0192513X13493277.

More


Life in Lincoln

Life in Lincoln

Work. Live. Play.

News

Kirk Dombrowski

Dombrowski studies HIV spread in rural Puerto Rico

Kirk Dombrowski has received $2.9 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse for a five-year study investigating how HIV spreads among Puerto Rican drug users.

Philip Schwadel

Schwadel shows higher education doesn’t drive people from religion

A new study suggests that a generational shift is taking place in how college education is affecting religious affiliation.

Kim Tyler

Sociologist using technology to study substance use among homeless

Kimberly Tyler received a $400,000 grant to use a text-messaging system to study substance use among teens and young adults living on the streets of Omaha and Lincoln.

NU Foundation logo

Support Sociology

Your support is critical in funding the ambitious research and teaching agenda of the department. Donate here.

Find us on Facebook logo