Tom Jacobs

Tom Jacobs is a journalist writing for Pacific Standard, highlighting interesting, often counterintuitive, findings in academic research.

'White Flight' Persists in America's Suburbs

New research finds many white suburbanites are still motivated to move when their neighborhood becomes more ethnically diverse.

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Move to Hawaii, Become Less Racist

The racial attitudes of white college students from the mainland shift after nine months on the islands.