Many faculty members in the Department of Social Sciences are actively conducting research, publishing papers in prominent journals within their fields, and presenting their work internationally. Some are at work on new books, while others continue to pursue grant funding to support current and future research initiatives.
For more information about faculty research interests, awards, and publications, visit the bio pages of individual faculty members.
Recent Faculty Successes
Associate Professor of Social Science Yuri Mansury gave an invited talk at the Australian National University’s Arndt-Corden Department of Economics. Read the abstract of the talk, titled "How much agricultural land does it take to make space for one kilometre of high-speed rail track? Evidence from China."
Associate Professor of Political Science Matthew Shapiro presented the paper “China’s Pollution Haven Status: A Spatial and Industry-Based Analysis of Foreign Investment” at the fourth Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network Conference, held at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Noah McClain published the article "CityViews: Yes, Fare Evasion Costs the MTA. But What About the Costs of Fare Control?" in City Limits. Read the article here.