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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...
Jun 8 2020
Posted in: American Democracy, IRiSS
As mass demonstrations took place nationwide honoring George Floyd and demanding reforms in policing, Stanford political scientist and Center for American Democracy Faculty Fellow Hakeem Jefferson brought the discussion on race and the American criminal justice system to an academic forum on...
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...

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