Welcome to Dallas-Fort Worth SSN

About the chapter

Dallas-Fort Worth SSN connects scholars to journalists, policymakers, and civic leaders in the DFW metro area.

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Labor
The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Civic Engagement
  • Religion & Values
University of Texas at Arlington
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Race & Ethnicity
Baylor University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
Texas Christian University
  • Science & Technology
  • Economy
Southern Methodist University
  • Criminal Justice
The University of Texas at Dallas

Latest Contributions

Diversity Is Not Inclusion. Organizations Need Both.

  • Meghna Sabharwal

What Kinds of Public Policies Promote Human Happiness?

    Patrick Flavin , Benjamin Radcliff

How Women Legislators Help States Become More Supportive of Older Citizens

  • Joanne Connor Green
  • Charles Lockhart

A Strategy to Foster Advanced Manufacturing in the United States

  • Fred Block
  • Matthew R. Keller
  • Andrew Schrank

Latest In the News

Patrick Flavin's research on public spending discussed by Robby Berman, "The States with the Happiest Americans Spend More Money on ‘Public Goods’," Big Think, January 10, 2019.
Patrick Flavin's research on public spending discussed by Tom Jacobs, "New Research Suggests Government Spending Can Spread Happiness," Pacific Standard, November 29, 2018.
"Our Electoral System is Bad for Happiness," Benjamin Radcliff (with Patrick Flavin), Pyschology Today, September 29, 2016.
Lydia Bean quoted on religion and gun culture by Daniel Schultz, "Thoughts and Prayers will Never be Enough: Why the Church Can’t Save us from Gun Violence" Salon, December 11, 2015.
Lydia Bean's research on evangelicals discussed by Tobin Grant, "Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Can’t Save the Republican Establishment from Donald Trump," The Washington Post, December 10, 2015.

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