Sociologists are already having a field day trying to understand what happened in the days after President Donald Trump took office.As the nation mourned the loss of the first black president, many researchers wondered what kind of political environment would have emerged, and what kinds of policies might have been put in place.In the months that followed, researchers at a number of universities h...
Sociologists are often called on to define new norms.
But sometimes, the goal is more important than what’s being defined.
Sociologists can help explain the world around us.
A recent study of how people react to memes by University of Michigan sociologist Jennifer O’Malley-Foster found that they’re often the most valuable tool for understanding people.
O’Mara-Fosters work is funded by the National Science Foundation.