An emeritus professor of sociology, Ahrons helped diminish the stigma of divorce, seeking to replace pejorative language and arguing that a “good divorce” could prove more beneficial than an unhappy marriage.
A sociology professor says the services of grocery store workers, agricultural laborers, caretakers and others need to be prioritized in America.
USC researchers studying sibling bereavement in 43 countries note that such deaths raise risk factors for health and social issues in the surviving children.
USC Dornsife’s Josh Seim put in nearly two years behind the wheel of an ambulance to better understand medics’ role in managing urban suffering.
While paramedics and EMTs are overwhelmed in New York City, ambulance workers in other parts of the country are experiencing turbulent times of their own, a USC sociologist finds.
A new USC analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic attempts to assess the tsunami of grief that will rise in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A sociologist at USC Dornsife discusses the difficulties — self-inflicted and otherwise — in preparing for a never-before-seen illness like COVID-19.
By their late 40s, nearly two-thirds of women in sub-Saharan Africa have lost a child, according to a USC study. Researchers are increasingly recognizing bereavement as a public health threat.
When Stephanie Canizales chose to do her doctoral research on child migrants without parents, she had no idea she was starting out on a remarkable personal journey.
A lack of diversity could affect the development of racial attitudes, future education and employment, USC study finds.