Sociology Dept.

UNH Research Finds that BP Oil Spill Changed Environmental Views of Gulf Coast Residents

University of New Hampshire researchers have found that residents of Louisiana and Florida most acutely and directly affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster -- the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history -- said they have changed their views on other environmental issues as a result of the spill.

UNH Demographer Ken Johnson Studies How U.S. Is Changing

Tell Ken Johnson the county you live in and he can tell you a lot about your town, your state, and how that place has changed over past decades.  As both a professor of sociology and the senior demographer at UNH’s Carsey Institute, Johnson tells the nation’s evolving story by making impersonal data about population patterns come alive for students, community leaders, and readers of newspapers such as USA Today.

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