March 30, 2015

Social Science

09/21/11

Professor unveils new resource for social entrepreneurs

ASU professor Vanna Gonzales and students have launched an online resource to help social entrepreneurs realize their vision.

09/20/11

Anthropologist empowers communities through research

For Shauna BurnSilver, an ecological anthropologist at ASU, the most valuable social science research combines strong science and real partnerships in a collaborative process.

09/20/11

Untangling the human family tree one branch at a time

ASU researchers are using new technologies to solve classic evolutionary puzzles.

09/15/11

Social Science:  Raising co-op awareness on campus

ASU assistant professor Vanna Gonzales and student Gene Kendricke Sanchez were featured in an article that explores why America's vast co-op economy is off the radar on most college campuses.

09/12/11

Book examines domestic laborers in US

ASU professor Mary Romero will share from her book "The Maid's Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream" in a free reading at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe on, Sept. 16.

09/07/11

News coverage | Social Science:  ASU anthropologist says Zomia's people are more complex than popularly depicted

Hjorleifur Jonsson argues that Zomia's cultures are ever evolving and worthy of continued interest and study.

09/07/11

Religion and Conflict director reflects on 9/11; leads panel discussion

Linell Cady, who will lead a panel discussion on the impact of 9/11 on American society on Sept. 8, shares some of her thoughts in a recent interview leading up the event.

09/06/11

'Seeking Justice in Arizona' series addresses civil rights

In the annual lecture series, community leaders and changemakers discuss justice issues of special importance to Arizona.

09/06/11

News coverage | Social Science:  Aztec census takers counted population, accurately mapped farms

Unearthed documents from the Aztecs, such as the newly found Tepetlaoxtoc census, are significant in "show[ing] the Mesoamericans' prowess in fields outside astronomy," says ASU archaeologist Michael Smith.

09/02/11

Returning migrants: Strangers at home

Mexican families living in the United States often return to Mexico or get forcibly deported. But after they’ve built a life here, their country of origin may not feel much like home.

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