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May 29 2020
Posted in: Ethnography, IRiSS
The Center for Global Ethnography announces Doing Ethnography Remotely, a video-interview series focusing on how researchers have used remote methods in their work.
May 26 2020
Posted in: IRiSS, Students
Dean Chahim, 2019-2020 IRiSS Dissertation Fellow and PhD candidate in anthropology, is one of four Stanford graduate students to receive an Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies fellowship in 2020.  The fellowships support advanced doctoral students in the social sciences and...
May 19 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, IRiSS
Facebook has provided a $351,000 gift to the American National Election Studies (ANES) to gather data on an important topic pertaining to the American electorate: what is the nature of the relationship between social media usage and public opinion? This survey will augment the data collected by the...
May 13 2020
Posted in: IRiSS, Students
IRiSS is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2020-21 Dissertation Fellowships. The 13 members of this year’s cohort of Dissertation Fellows hail from all six social science departments: Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. 
Apr 27 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, American Democracy Research, IRiSS
Geologist turned high school teacher turned GSE researcher, IRiSS Center for American Democracy Graduate Fellow Lynne Zummo examines how adolescents' political identities affect their scientific reasoning - particularly about climate change. “We’re at a critical point right now, both with climate...