Author: Stearns, Elizabeth, Bachmann, Claudia, & Bonneau, Kara

Title: Interracial Friendships in the Transition to College: Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together Once They Leave the Nest?

University Affiliation: UNC Charlotte


Research Question: Examines formation of interracial friendships among college students by examining how friendship networks change during the transition from HS to college and explores racial composition of collegiate friendship networks for several racial groups.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Sociology of Education

Journal Entry: Vol. 82, No. 2, pp. 173-195

Year: 2009


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: College, Contact Theory , High School, Peer Effects, SES

Regions South

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Descriptive Statistics, Survey

Method of Analysis: Generalized Linear Models

Sampling Frame: College Freshmen

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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