Alford Young (U. Michigan)

The worldviews of young black men in America

Sociologist Alford A. Young, Jr., discusses his ongoing research, current events and the lives of young African Americans in the age of Obama.

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President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Gulf of Tonkin resolution (Wikimedia)

“War powers,” legislators and the president

From Vietnam to Iraq, presidential requests to use military force highlight the Constitutional tension between presidents and Congress.

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Twitter best practices

Spreading messages on Twitter: Best practices

A roundup of recent research reveals some core best practices for encouraging people to share information on Twitter.

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Preparation of measles vaccine (Wikipedia)

Vaccines, measles and public information

After major U.S. disease outbreaks in California and Ohio, we review research on anti-vaccination groups and their impact.

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