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Prominent Women in Political Office Boost Female Candidates Down Ballot, New Research Finds

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that a state with a female governor or U.S. senator will see an increase in the proportion of women seeking state legislative office by about 2 to 3 percentage points.

– University of Notre Dame

American Journal of Political Science

Omnibus Budget Bill Includes Important Provisions Supporting Public Health, APA Says

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association commended congressional leaders for crafting a budget that puts public health over politics.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

CSUMB to Host Community Dialogues Forum Focused on Immigration

CSUMB President Eduardo M. Ochoa will lead a facilitated dialogue to discuss immigration in the United States Wednesday, March 28, 2018

– California State University, Monterey Bay

Expert Pitch: FSU Professor Available to Discuss Facebook Brand Crisis

– Florida State University

‘Betrayal to the Public’ May End Social Network Sites’ Claim They Aren’t Media Companies, Expert Says

– West Virginia University

Many People Have Given Up Their Rights to Their Private Information on the Digital Platform, Redlands Professor Says

– University of Redlands

Experts Discuss the Business End of Data Aggregation in Light of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

– West Virginia University

A New Angle on Gerrymanders

A University of Vermont mathematician has developed a new tool to identify gerrymandered voting districts. The research shows Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Carolina strongly gerrymandered for Republicans, while Maryland’s and California’s voting d...

– University of Vermont

Election Law Journal, March 2018

“Signal vs. Noise: Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You”—March 28 Panel Discussion at NYU

New York University’s Department of Environmental Studies will host “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You,” a panel on the role of business and local and state government in environmental action, on Wed., March 28.

– New York University

Researcher Believes Cambridge Analytica/Facebook Controversy Reflects “Common Shady Practice”

– West Virginia University

FAU Expert Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., Available to Discuss Cyberbullying and Safe Social Media Use.

– Florida Atlantic University

Cybersecurity Expert Defends Facebook in Cambridge Analytica Privacy Breach

– Lewis University

APA Gives Mixed Review to President's Opioid Plan

WASHINGTON -- Following is the statement of Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding President Trump’s plan to address the opioid epidemic:

– American Psychological Association (APA)

The Need for a Better Deal for Workers & Residentsin Inland Southern California

Workers and residents in Ontario are not benefiting as much as they could from the city’s economic development projects. Ontario’s politicians have overlooked the community building potential of economic development projects found in other Califo...

– University of Redlands

Jason Sokol: Expert Comment Available on History of Gun Control Act

– University of New Hampshire

Northwestern Author Illustrates Complex Politics of the International Rule of Law

Curious about the idea that international law is good medicine for bad policies, Ian Hurd examines how and why governments use and manipulate international law in foreign policy.

– Northwestern University

Immigration Historian Available to Discuss Implications of DACA in Higher Ed and Within Immigrant Communities.

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee





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