Welcome back! We’re thrilled to announce the winner of our 2018 ‘Teach with TSP’ contest, Dr. Meghan Krausch! In new content, we’ve got research on food and sports, development and intervention in the Global South, and stepchildren’s views of former stepparents.

Teaching TSP:

And the winner is …

Using TROTs for Teaching: Connecting the Indian Child Welfare Act to Boarding Schools,” by Meghan Krausch. In this class discussion, Krausch uses a post from  “There’s Research on That!” to get students thinking about a recent court ruling.

There’s Research on That!:

A Place at the (Global Development) Table,” by Brooke Chambers. In light of this year’s World Economic Forum meetings, we rounded up social science research on the relationship between international business, development, and intervention in the Global South.

Food and Sports Beyond the Couch Potato,” by Jean Marie Maier. The Superbowl is coming up this weekend, so we rounded up social science research on the relationship between athletics and eating.


Presidents Pick the Power Elite,” by Mark Lee. In a recent op-ed for the Washington Post, Timothy Gill discusses presidential cabinet ties to big business.

How White Niceness Reinforces Racial Inequality,” by Caity Curry. In a recent op-ed for The GuardianRobin DiAngelo explains how niceness is central to the myth that racism is about “individual acts of intentional meanness.”

From Our Partners:


Perceptions of Police Procedural Justice,” by Han Kleman.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Stepchildren’s Views about Former Stepparents Following Stepfamily Dissolution,” by Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence Ganong.

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