Louis Hicks, professor of sociology, is a summer scholar awardee for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on American Veterans in Society. The institute will be held in July at Virginia Tech. Hicks is co-editor of a two-volume book, “The Civilian Lives of U.S. Veterans: Issues and Identities,” slated for publication in December Find out more »
Professor Helen Daugherty publishes a textbook about population
An Introduction to Population: Second Edition by Helen Ginn Daugherty (Author), Kenneth C. W. Kammeyer (Author) An introduction to the study of population, this highly accessible textbook outlines the fundamental concepts and measurement techniques of demography. Learn More
Professor Louis Hicks publishes book about social change in the United States during the twentieth century.
The First Measured Century: An Illustrated Guide to Trends in America, 1900-2000 Authored by Theodore Caplow, Louis Hicks and Ben J. Wattenberg. The First Measured Century is a book about social trends in the 20th century. For more information visit The First Measured Century
Professor Elizabeth Osborn publishes book on entrepreneurial class in the post-communist Poland.
Open for Business: The Persistent Entrepreneurial Class in Poland This book examines the entrepreneurial class in the post-communist Poland from a broad historical perspective, documenting the persistent endurance and the development of this class during radical social change from a controlled economy to a market economy. The authors situate this class in the context of Find out more »