What's New

One of my current projects concerns the diversity of friendship groups, particularly co-ethnic and cross-ethnic friendships. A new online preview of a paper in Ethnic and Racial Studies is now available.

I recently gave a talk on social infrastructure and social distancing for UBC Extended Learning. You can see my presentation here.

Since 2018, I have been working with the UBC Migration Research Excellence Cluster as the Community Liaison. We recently developed an approach to community-university research partnerships using Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs).

Carrie and I have been part of an ongoing discussion about the deinstitutionalization of marriage and individualized marriage. Andrew Cherlin has recently published a response to our work in Journal of Marriage and Family.

Sean R. Lauer, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia. p:604-822-1609 e: sean(dot)lauer(at)ubc(dot)ca