A UMass Amherst research team including Jill Fitzsimmons, resource economics, will receive $1.19 million to study solutions for managing cranberry fruit rot.
Joya Misra, sociology and public policy, and Jessica Pearlman, ISSR, received a $1.04M EPA grant to research opportunities and challenges of STEM leadership.
Brandyn Churchill, resource economics, has published new research on school-mandated Body Mass Index (BMI) assessments, finding both benefits and risks.
Kelsey Whipple, journalism, has been named a UMass ADVANCE Team Leader for Research. She is one of five new leadership team members in the program.
Sancha Medwinter, sociology, has published her latest book "Ecologies of Inequity: How Disaster Response Reconstitutes Race and Class Inequality."
Brandyn Churchill, resource economics, has written a new paper exploring how state laws on youth sunscreen usage have affected Google search results.
Lenore Palladino, economics, public policy, and PERI, recently published a new paper, "Establishing a Public Option for Asset Management in the U.S."
Elizabeth Sharrow, public policy and history, has written a new book "Equality Unfulfilled: How Title IX's Policy Design Undermines Change to College Sports."
Joshua Braun, journalism, was a featured panelist at the Cambridge Disinformation Summit on July 28, 2023.
Tatishe Nteta, Jesse Rhodes, and graduate student Adam Eichen, political science, recently co-authored an oped for Newsweek on politicians and retirement.
Jorge Daniel Vásquez, a PhD candidate in sociology, recently authored a new book exploring youth migration in the southern Ecuadorian Andes.