SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago, by Assistant Professor of Economics, Bocar Ba

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago Bocar A. Ba, Dean Knox, Jonathan Mummolo, Roman Rivera Diversity in policing In the wake of high-profile police shootings of Black Americans, it is important to know whether the race and gender of officers and civilians affect their interactions. Ba et [...]

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | The role of officer race and gender in police-civilian interactions in Chicago, by Assistant Professor of Economics, Bocar Ba2021-03-16T13:38:44-07:00

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California Findings demonstrate how factors such as poverty further reduce access to pharmacies by Nedda Bozorgmehri / UCI | January 6, 2021 “Social determinants of health compound the negative effects of pharmacy shortage,” said Cheryl Wisseh, a UCI health sciences assistant clinical professor of [...]

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California2021-03-16T13:39:27-07:00

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚

Newsweek | OPINION Dear President-Elect Biden: It's Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America https://www.newsweek.com/time-abolish-slavery-biden-1551882 MICHELE GOODWIN , PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW ON 12/2/20 AT 3:38 PM EST   Today, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), announced the Abolition Amendment, to end slavery once and for all in the United States. Legislation like this [...]

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚2021-03-16T13:40:28-07:00

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥

Frank B. Wilderson III, a former student of [Saidiya] Hartman’s who now chairs the department of African-American studies at the University of California, Irvine, described her as quietly persuasive. “She’s not an ‘angry Black woman,’ ” he told me. “She’s not Assata Shakur. But what they don’t know is that, where Assata Shakur will blow your [...]

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥2021-03-16T13:43:42-07:00

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community Angeline Dukes, who’s currently a student in the department of neurobiology and behavior at the University of California, Irvine, said it was “wonderful” to find a community of people who had not only succeeded, but overcome the [...]

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community2021-03-16T14:18:20-07:00

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚

  Two UCI medical students who’ve benefited from donor support spearhead revisions to school curriculum that boost inclusivity by Christine Catlett, UCI | April 28, 2020 “Perhaps the greatest feedback I’ve gotten about these curriculum changes was when another medical student told me that because of our efforts, when they were treating a trans patient, [...]

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚2020-05-12T17:03:58-07:00

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism Dear Campus Community, As part of our efforts to advance and expand the Confronting Extremism program, the Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism requests UCI senate faculty proposals that explore the origins and sources, causes and consequences, methods and [...]

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism2019-10-03T15:47:29-07:00

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy Alex Wong/Getty Images Political Science Human brains aren’t built for self-rule, says Shawn Rosenberg. That’s more evident than ever. By RICK SHENKMAN         full article: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/08/shawn-rosenberg-democracy-228045  September 08, 2019 Rick Shenkman, founder of George Washington University’s History News Network, is the author of Political [...]

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy2019-09-08T16:14:51-07:00

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’

The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’ Like the mobs that killed Americans of Mexican descent across the West in the early 20th century, the El Paso shooting suspect believed that Texas was better off as a territory run by, and for, white people. By Héctor Tobar Contributing Opinion Writer Aug. 7, 2019   [...]

NYT: The Tragic Story Called ‘United States History’2019-08-07T11:08:50-07:00

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength - for now August 6, 2019 David Meyer, sociologist, explains in the San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 6, 2019 “There are peaks of mobilization — usually after a mass shooting — but the organizations tend to come and go and are hard to sustain,” said UC Irvine [...]

Mass shootings give gun control cause new strength – for now2019-08-06T14:42:29-07:00
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