Category Archives: Faculty Publications and Research

New Publication: Neighborhood Ties, Control, and Crime

Barbara-Warner

Since E. A. Ross’s ([1901] 1929) seminal work at the beginning of the twentieth century, social control has emerged as a central concept in American sociology. Recent research indicates that neighborhoods with high levels of informal social control have lower … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Wright

GSU Professor Eric Wright

Meet Professor Eric Wright, who joined the GSU Sociology Department and the School of Public Health faculty this past academic year.  Dr. Wright is also a Second Century Initiative (2CI)Faculty in the Atlanta Census Research Data – Health Policy and … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Acosta

GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta

Meet Professor Katie Acosta, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty this past academic year. According to her website, Dr. Acosta’s “areas of interest and expertise include Latina/o sexuality, gender, immigration, family and race and ethnicity” and she “frequently teach[es] … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Carlson

GSU Sociology Professor Daniel Carlson

Meet Professor Daniel Carlson, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty in 2012. According to his department profile, one line of his research employs “identity discrepancy, normative life course, and social stress theory” to examine “how recent changes in family … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Giovanni Gadda, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Giovanni Gadda, Professor of Chemistry, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Professor of Physics, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Dr. Jayant R. Kale Named Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Jayant R. Kale, H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Chair of Finance. He has been named a Distinguished University Professor in recognition of his outstanding record in research, teaching and mentoring students in research.  Kale was one of eight … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Kail

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Meet Professor Ben Kail, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty in 2012.  He is also an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute. According to his departmental profile, Dr. Kail’s research falls within two areas: one “focuses on the … Continue reading

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Congrats to Sociology Prof. Tomeka Davis on Research Grant!

GSU Sociology Professor Tomeka Davis

Congratulations to GSU Sociology Professor Dr. Tomeka Davis, who has just received a research grant from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grant Program, sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), for her research project titled “Explaining the Black Gender Gap … Continue reading

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Web of Science and Google Scholar Combine Forces to Maximize Research

Web of Science, a Thomson-Reuters database, is now connected to Google Scholar–and vice versa. Here’s how: In Web of Science, the full record of the citation includes a link to Google Scholar.   This is useful to view Google Scholar counts … Continue reading

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