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cailin o'connor
UCI Podcast: Slowing the spread of election misinformation
Cailin O'Connor, logic and philosophy of science, discusses the false narratives shaping this election and how to overcome them
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digital extremism
Facing digital extremism in a pandemic
New open course modules and a digital toolkit to confront disinformation
carter butts
Population distribution can greatly impact COVID-19 spread, UCI-led study finds
Contagion disparities can affect perception of risk, demand for healthcare services
pire grant
Creativity in the face of adversity
International research exchange program persists amid pandemic
mehdi zolfaghari
Forging ahead
Mehdi Zolfaghari, '20 international studies, builds a new life in the U.S.
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in the media
Social sciences faculty and graduate students are consistently sought by media for their expertise in areas ranging from digital play to gender pay. Check out some of our top hits, self-authored pieces, and on-air interviews below, or visit us online for the full run down.
damien sojoyner

Experts agree higher education needs to do more to create equity for Black students. But more attention needs to be paid to barriers Black students face before they step foot on campus.

Damien Sojoyner, UCI anthropologist, provides perspective via Inside Higher Ed.

etel solingen
Solingen on global cooperation, COVID-19
wang feng
Wang Feng on China, one-child
don hoffman
Hoffman on consciousness
Consciousness Podcast
david meyer
Meyer on mobilization, polarization
Union of Concerned Scientists
Assessing Three Competing Visions for US Grand Strategy
12:30-1:45 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring William C. Wohlforth, Daniel Webster Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
Antigenic Imprinting and Age-Specific Susceptibility to Influenza …and Maybe to Covid-19?
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Alain Gagnon, Professor, Department of Demography, University of Montreal
Civil and Civic Manipulations: Activism, Media, and Public Policy
9:00-10:00 a.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Joan Donovan, Research Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University Kennedy School
Problems of Democracy
12:00-1:30 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Danielle Thomsen, Political Science, UCI
Career Goals and Trajectories: The Big Picture
12:00-2:00 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Mary McThomas, Political Science, UCI; Glenda Flores, Chicano/Latino Studies, UCI; Maria Malagon, CSUF. Part of the Thriving in the Academy - Graduate Students Workshop Series (registration limited to soc sci grad students).
Election 2020 in Review
12:00-1:30 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring Marty Wattenberg, Political Science, UCI; Davin Phoenix, Political Science, UCI; Michael Tesler, Political Science, UCI
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