Barriers to opportunity
MIT sociologist and urban planner Xavier de Souza Briggs reports on 20-year social experiment on ghetto poverty.
Female scholars led by MIT anthropologist Susan Silbey illuminate path to commonsense regulation
Journal volume advances research stalled by political agendas.
Search without reward
Sharone speaks at MIT conference highlights the plight of the long-term unemployed, a social issue of growing urgency.
Turkle one of seven faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
204 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Study: Attractive men fare best in gaining venture capital
Women, less-attractive men lag in the effort to find financial backing for startups.
When the job search becomes a blame game
Sharone’s book explores how white-collar job hunters in the U.S. blame themselves unnecessarily – and suffer as a result – when they cannot find work.
Briggs appointed VP of Ford Foundation
Letter announces Fiona Murray and Vladimir Bulović as new associate deans for innovation
Big game hunter
MIT sociologist T.L. Taylor studies the subcultures of online gaming and the nascent world of online e-sports.
SHASS doctoral candidate to join Harvard Society of Fellows
Three-year fellowship recognizes exceptional young scholars.