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Sep 8 2020
Posted in: IRiSS
For social scientists and public health researchers studying the impact of COVID-19 in the U.S., the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Census Bureau have released important data resources.
Jul 24 2020
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
One of IRiSS's mandates is to facilitate computationally intensive social science research. IRiSS sponsors a number of trainings and workshops to this end, but a major priority is funding research itself. IRiSS’s Center for Computational Social Science runs a competitive grant proposal program that...
Jun 17 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
Rachel M. Gillum, PhD '14, talks about the experiences of American Muslims in a post-9/11 environment and the implications for national security.
Jun 10 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
Whites are more likely to think police behave fairly -- and so their suspects are probably culpable. The following is an op-ed by SCAD Faculty Fellow Hakeem Jefferson and coauthors Fabian G. Neuner and Josh Pasek, published in the Washington Post on June 10, 2020. 
Jun 9 2020
Posted in: IRiSS
The end of Spring Quarter marks the end of another successful year of IRiSS's RA internship program, a collaboration between the Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, Foothill College, Mission College, and other local community colleges. This year, over 40 community college...