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A Statement from the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota on...

We reaffirm our Department’s commitment to research, teaching, and advocacy that helps push forward justice and equity in Minneapolis and beyond. This includes supporting Black students, staff, and faculty at the University; working towards alternatives to policing; and dismantling white supremacy in U.S. society.
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Why We Choose to Comply With Or Ignore COVID-19 Guidelines

A study using cell phone location data gave initially gave Minnesotans an A grade for their compliance with social distancing, but in recent weeks, that grade has declined to a D. University of Minnesota Associate Professor of Sociology and Law Joshua Page joins us to discuss the reasons why we do or do not comply with governmental directives and the advice of medical experts.

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