Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Sarah Brayne, University of Texas at Austin.
In the past decade, two structural forces intersected: the growth of criminal justice surveillance and the rise of so-called ‘big data.’ The most technologically advanced police departments now use predictive algorithms, network analyses, and other advanced analytic tools for patrol,...
Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presentation by Ya-Wen Lei, Harvard University.
In this talk, I will situate my book, The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China, in relation to one of the department’s traditions and discuss issues related to disciplinary boundaries. I will then...
Sociology Department Colloquium Series presentation by Sean F. Reardon, Stanford University.
Segregation and Educational Opportunity: New Evidence from Population Data
Do patterns of racial and economic neighborhood and school segregation exacerbate racial and socioeconomic disparities in educational opportunities? I investigate this question using data from over 200 million standardized tests...