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New Immigrants, New Research Opportunities

Immigrant study participants can expose the limitations of “universal” theories that are based exclusively on data from small, homogenous groups, says David Rollock. And immigrants who don’t fit into established ethnic or religious categories spur scientists to refine outdated measures and methodologies. Rollock, along with APS Fellow Gilad Chen, Belinda Campos, Carola Suárez-Orozco, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, participates in a cross-cutting theme program on immigration. ... More>


Benefitting from Nepotism Carries Hidden Costs

Regardless of their qualifications for the job, those perceived as benefiting from nepotism were perceived as less competent than other new hires. ... More>


Shoham Honored Posthumously for Contributions to Family Research

Late APS Board Member Varda Shoham was recognized posthumously as a recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Family Systems Research Award at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Family Therapy Academy. ... More>


Career Advice From an Oldish Not-Quite Geezer


OPRE Grant Announcement: Secondary Analysis of Data on Early Child Care and Education

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcement […]... More>