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Study finds depression in rural mothers affects the whole family

Study finds depression in rural mothers affects the whole family

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 30, 2020

A 30-year-long study led by a WSU researcher found low-income mothers in rural areas who face depression are more likely to experience other health problems, as well as distrust their doctors. Yoshie Sano, WSU Vancouver Human Development associate professor, leads the Rural Families Speak project, ...

Sociologists examine rural justice systems

Sociology associate professor Jennifer Sherman explains how she will be conducting research on rural areas Wednesday at Wilson-Short Hall. Sherman is partnering with professor Jennifer Schwartz.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2020

WSU sociologists are examining ways to reduce rising incarceration rates in rural areas as a part of grant-funded research project.  Sociology professor Jennifer Schwartz and associate professor Jennifer Sherman will speak to people working in rural jails, law enforcement and other parts of rura...

Whistleblowers should wait, paper says

Tom Tripp, a WSU Vancouver Carson College of Business professor, co-wrote a paper describing how whistleblowers should ensure their information is correct.

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2020

A recently published paper from WSU states silence is beneficial for whistleblowers when they initially suspect unethical behavior. Tom Tripp, a WSU Vancouver Carson College of Business professor, said it can be damaging for whistleblowers to act before they know what is going on.  In “W...

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