News Archive

Broom Research Associate Brenda Major is honored for 40 years of research into the effects of stigma and discrimination on identity:
Broom Research Associate Brenda Major is honored for 40 years of research into the effects of stigma and discrimination on identity:https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2019/019535/work-lifetime?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Work%20of%... more
New experimental study showing gender differences in accountability for a messy house
Broom Center sociologist, Sarah Thébaud has published a new experimental study showing gender differences in accountability for a messy house. It's getting plenty of attention, including in the New York Times.  https://www.nytimes.com/... more
A study by UC Santa Barbara researchers investigates the variability of gas prices in Santa Barbara County
A study by UC Santa Barbara researchers investigates the variability of gas prices in Santa Barbara County View the complete news release at https://www.news.ucsb.edu/2019/019365/location-and-competition(Santa Barbara,Calif.) — Those of us who... more
David Lawson receives prestigious National Science Foundation award
Congratulations to David Lawson, Broom Research Associate and anthropologist, on receipt of a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) award to further recent research on child marriage in Tanzania that he has carried out with UCSB postdoctoral... more
Distinguished Professor Edward Telles
Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor and Broom Area Director for Race, Ethnicity and Migration was inducted into the 2018 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences! The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest scholarly... more
The Global Hunt for Jobs
Broom Associate Aashish Mehta's Research project highlights the impacts of the worldwide competition for manufacturing jobshttp://www.news.ucsb.edu/2018/018615/global-hunt-jobs?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Read%20more... more
Broom Winter Pizza Lunch
The Broom Pizza Party was a huge success. We ushered in the new calendar year and quarter and reconnected and welcomed our new Graduate associates! See photos here: more
Parents in a remote Amazon village barely talk to their babies - and the kids are fine
Ignoring a Western child-rearing practice does not seem to matter for the Tsimané of Bolivia. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/parents-in-a-remote-amazon-vi... more
Association Population Centers (APC) Announements
APC Announements November 2017 http://mailchi.mp/50fe2fe137b7/apc-weekly-update-may-26-534905?e=677badc321 more
Noah Friedkin and Brenda Major have been selected as 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Broom Research Associates Noah Friedkin (Professor of Sociology) and Brenda Major (Professor of Psychology) have been selected as 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS is the world’s... more