Jan. 19, 2021—In a new study published in "Social Psychology Quarterly," Lijun Song, associate professor of sociology in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science, examines how the theories of “social capital” and “social cost” predict an individual’s life satisfaction.
Nov. 18, 2019—Faculty have been named to a new subcommittee formed by the Vanderbilt University Research Council to provide governance for the GlobalVU initiative.
Nov. 1, 2018—New research by Lijun Song suggests that knowing high-status people may not always be good for your health--but it depends on how economically unequal your country is.
Mar. 6, 2017—New research shows being surrounded by high-status people may help you stay slim – but only if you're a woman.
Sep. 21, 2015—How depressed you are may have something to do with who you know—and where you come from.
Sep. 5, 2014—Unsolicited job leads are welcome to the unemployed, but surprisingly stressful for those with jobs.