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Melissa Villareal received the ASA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG)

April 15, 2021

Melissa received the ASA Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) for her dissertation project, “Documenting the Undocumented: How Mexican Immigrants Navigate Long-Term Post-Disaster Recovery.” She was selected to receive funding in the amount of $14,157 to cover research costs related to her dissertation, including research equipment, participant incentives, and the...

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Bertha Bermúdez Tapia awarded the Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship

April 15, 2021

Bertha's dissertation work explores the relationship between deportation, asylum policies, and different forms of violence acting simultaneously towards asylum seekers and Mexican deportees in heightened violent border cities. Her research is an ethnographic work combining participant observation and intensive interviews on the U.S.- Mexico border, in the city of Matamoros,...

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Commencement to include in-person Grad Appreciation Days

April 13, 2021

As a part of Grad Appreciation Days students are invited to attend several in-person opportunities leading up to the virtual commencement events. These in-person events include: Gear Grab (April 20 – 22), Cross the Stage at Folsom Field (April 22 – 23, 26 – 27) and Campus Photo Opportunities (April...

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Stefanie Mollborn, Katie Mercer and Theresa Edwards-Capen Published in Sage Journals

April 12, 2021

“Everything Is Connected”: Health Lifestyles and Teenagers’ Social Distancing Behaviors in the COVID-19 Pandemic Abstract: Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic requires people to engage in new health behaviors that are public, monitored, and often contested. Parents are typically considered responsible for controlling their children’s behavior and instilling norms. We...

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Support in Times of Sorrow

April 2, 2021

Please check out this piece written by Lori Peek drawing on lessons from studying disaster-affected children and youth, which helped with navigating the classroom environment after the Boulder shootings. We hope this can be of use to you and other educators who are trying to provide support to young people...

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Lori Peek was featured as part of the new Buff Innovator Insights podcast

April 1, 2021

Lori Peek was featured as part of the new Buff Innovator Insights podcast launched by the Research and Innovation Office here at CU Boulder. You can listen to the 25 minute interview between Lori and Vice Chancellor Terri Fiez here !

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Coursera launched Don Grant's three-course specialization in Caring for Others

March 22, 2021

Enroll for free today! Coursera (a massive open online course provider) launched Don Grant's three-course specialization in Caring for Others on March 7. A portion of the proceeds will be used to create paid internships for CU Boulder students pursuing careers in the helping professions.

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Candace Evans and Lori Peek released a new NSF-funded CONVERGE Training Module

March 20, 2021

Candace Evans and Lori Peek, along with Jerika Heinze (founder of The Fieldwork Initiative) and Rachel Adams (of the Natural Hazards Center), recently completed work and released a new NSF-funded CONVERGE Training Module. This online course focuses on Understanding and Ending Gender-Based Violence in Fieldwork. You can register and access...

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Ashley Blinkhorn Co-Authored Publication

March 4, 2021

Angela M. Jones, Ashley M. Blinkhorn & Alexis M. Hawley (2021) Sensitivity to Psychologically Coercive Interrogations: A Comparison of Instructions and Expert Testimony to Improve Juror Decision-Making, Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice, DOI: 10.1080/24732850.2021.1892438 Abstract: Confession evidence is powerful to jurors, even when obtained using psychologically coercive means...

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David Pyrooz published in the British Journal of Criminology

March 3, 2021

David Pyrooz published “Look who’s talking: The snitching paradox in a representative sample of prisoners,” in the British Journal of Criminology (with Meghan Mitchell, Richard Moule, and Scott Decker)

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