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MSU professor provides “social class for dummies”

America’s current economic climate has brought more attention to the role of social class and how differences in income and education can influence people’s lives. Social class has been linked to health, college attainment and other important outcomes, but the best ways to define and measure social class are still unclear to many, a Michigan… Read More »

CEPSE professor Diemer leads study about youth voting behavior

In a new study, led by MSU Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education associate professor Matthew Diemer, researchers have discovered new information that may help bridge the gap between low-income youth and voting habits. Diemer and doctoral student Cheng-Hsien Li analyzed data from the Civic and Political Health Survey, which gauged the sociopolitical attitudes of 665 low-income persons less than 25 years of age. From… Read More »