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Brian Lickel and others receive NSF award: A Multi-Level Analysis of Social and Behavioral Responses to COVID-19

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Brian Lickel (Principal Investigator) with Co-Principal Investigators Allecia Reid, Ezra Markowitz and Katherine Dixon-Gordon were Funded by a RAPID award from the National Science Foundation, to study the psychological and societal response to the coronavirus epidemic. 

Bernhard Leidner and Quinnehtukqut McLamore receive NSF award: Strategic Science Communication in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Bernhard Leidner and Quinnehtukqut McLamore received an NSF award:  RAPID: Strategic Science Communication in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis threatening millions of lives, the economy, and national infrastructures, including healthcare, housing markets, and industrial supply chains. Health organizations, government, and local communities have introduced various measures to reduce the impact of the pandemic.

Linda Tropp on the WWLP-TV Mass Appeal show examining race relations

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Linda Tropp appeared on on the WWLP-TV Mass Appeal show examining race relations on September 4, 2020

Race relations in the U.S. have been very tense this summer and the most recent police shooting of a black man in Wisconsin continues to keep the subject top of mind. With all that has happened it is very difficult for people to fully understand what is at stake. Dr. Tropp was interviewed to help put it all in perspective. 

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Johanna Vollhardt & Rezarta Bilali received Honorable Mention for the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

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The article titled "Victim and perpetrator groups’ divergent perspectives on collective violence: Implications for attitudes toward political issues and intergroup relations" by Johanna Ray Vollhardt & Rezarta Bilali received Honorable Mention for the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. 

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