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    June 14, 2002

    I Have Gazed on the Face of Death

    Targeting and getting into a graduate program that offers practical experience or apprenticeships in forensic anthropology is difficult--and jobs for purely applied scientists are scarce.

    December 09, 2005

    Piecing Together the Past

    “Biocultural anthropologists are physical anthropologists that are committed to determining the facts of peoples’ lives by integrating biological and cultural data
    .”--Rachel Watkins

    February 17, 2006

    Finding Answers for Society's Ills

    Like other social psychologists, Clinton-Sherrod is an expert in human social behavior and on how culture affects behavior in social systems.

    February 17, 2006

    Careers in Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences - Index of Articles

    Systematic studies of these networks and their behaviors can provide rewarding careers in the academic world, government, and industry.

    March 10, 2006

    Minority Admissions: Countering Cultural Blocks

    Jennifer Zimbroff (pictured above) wanted to understand why qualified high school students, especially minority students coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, fail to take advantage of the college opportunities that are available to them.

    March 17, 2006

    Making the Most Out of Life

    "This is a great time to be an economist. Interesting, socially relevant, and empirically grounded research is now widely appreciated in the discipline." --Christina Fong

    May 05, 2006

    Group Diversity: Mock Juries Reveal Surprising Effects of Diversity on Groups

    A study conducted by Samuel R. Sommers indicates that juries including a mix of ethnicities perform better than all-white juries.

    June 02, 2006

    Baby Talk and Monkey Talk

    "He said I could go back to school, or I could be a missionary and translate the bible into foreign languages. So I went to school." --Jessica Maye

    June 30, 2006

    Decision Analysis Meets Environmental Policy

    Because policymakers often are unfamiliar with the environmental science involved, a decision analyst serves as a conduit to translate the data into a useful framework.

    June 30, 2006

    Special Feature: Careers in the Decision, Risk and Management Sciences

    Decision scientists may be mathematicians, statisticians, economists, philosophers, management theorists, or psychologists.

    June 30, 2006

    The Value of Working Together

    June 30, 2006

    Deciding on a Career in Decision Science

    "Decision science is moving quickly, and is very open ... to new methods and ideas. You can really challenge things and make contributions," says decision-making scientist Carlos Trujillo.

    June 30, 2006

    Funding for Decision Science Research: Negotiating the Maze

    Making decisions better and faster is a goal found across the spectrum of disciplines …

    September 08, 2006

    Policy Issues and Emotions

    "Students interested in political science might try volunteering at local political campaigns, nongovernmental organizations, citizen advocacy groups, and interest groups." --Charles Taber

    September 15, 2006

    Dissecting Dialects

    [L]inguistics has recently become a field that has funds to recruit linguists of color.

    November 24, 2006

    Saving Languages, Sustaining Communities

    “My interest has always been in language structure, the grammar of language,” Axelrod says. “So many different ways to talk about the world, it just makes you think how brilliant we are as human beings.”

    December 22, 2006

    A Model Archaeologist

    "In school, I expanded my own mind. Now I expand other people's minds through the work that we do every day."

    March 02, 2007

    Priming the Mind

    "I thought, if these people are saying they can go to these places, maybe I can too." -- Lawrence Williams

    May 04, 2007

    Responding to Violence in Schools

    "It's on-the-ground, in-depth research with a very qualitative component." --Olivia Salcido

    May 18, 2007

    Special Feature: Behavioral Science Careers

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