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Apr 26 2016 | Stanford Report
Posted in: IRiSS
IRiSS Faculty Fellow, John Rick, found that the ancient Peruvian site of Chavín de Huántar offers clues about how authoritarianism arose in human civilization. The priesthood at this South American site used elaborate manipulations to demonstrate its seemingly special powers.
Apr 26 2016 | KQED
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Andrea Stevenson Won, participant in the IRiSS Research Experience Program, created a virtual reality experience that gives participants a virtual third limb to study homuncular flexibility. Her research is featured in an article by KQED about Jeremy Bailenson's Virtual Human Interaction Lab. 
Apr 20 2016 | Stanford News
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Congratulations to Immigration Lab Co-Director Jens Hainmueller for being named a 2016 Carnegie Fellow. Hainmueller plans to use his Carnegie fellowship to study the Middle Eastern refugee crisis and how Europe and North America can best integrate the massive number of new refugees into their...
Apr 7 2016
Posted in: IRiSS
The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is offering PhD Fellowships for students interested in questions of nonprofits or civil society organizations but also projects that more generally address questions about the role of the state or the marketplace in contrast to nonprofits, philanthropic...
Apr 4 2016
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
Congratulations to IRiSS Faculty Fellow Aliya Saperstein for winning the Popular Association of America's Early Career Achievement Award! Established in 2009, the PAA Early Achievement Award recognizes the career of a promising scholar who is a member of PAA. The award will be given biennially in...