Isabella Weber Featured in The New Yorker
In a recent article Isabella Weber, economics, discusses her rise from “the most hated woman in economics” to one of the most prominent economists of our time.
Sociology Faculty Awarded Interdisciplinary Research Grant to Examine "Social Polls" and Misinformation
Jennifer Lundquist and Andrew Paik, sociology, are part of the multi-institutional research team which was awarded $50,000.
Churchill Explores Role of Beauty Pageants in Mental Health of Young Women
Brandyn Churchill, resource economics, has co-authored a new paper exploring the role of beauty pageants and their effects on the mental health of young women.
Friedman Makes the Case for Single-Payer Healthcare in Massachusetts
On April 26, Gerald Friedman, economics, presented his latest economic analysis of a bill that proposes a single-payer healthcare system in Massachusetts.
Union Booms and Busts - A New Book Co-Authored by Jasmine Kerrissey
Jasmine Kerrissey, sociology and labor studies, has co-authored a new book, "Booms and Busts: The Ongoing Fight Over the U.S. Labor Movement."
2023-2024 Institute for Social Science Research Scholars Announced
The Institute for Social Science Research is pleased to announce the selection of its 2023-24 ISSR Scholars.
New UMass Amherst Poll Shows Many Republican Residents Considering Leaving Massachusetts
More than 50% of Massachusetts Republicans surveyed have considered moving out-of-state in the past year, according to new UMass Poll results.
Jamie Rowen Authors New Research Article in Law & Social Inquiry
Jamie Rowen, legal studies and political science, has published a new research article in Law & Social Inquiry.
Trump's Words Could Undermine Rule of Law, According to Article Co-Authored by Paul Collins, Jr.
Paul Collins, Jr., legal studies and political science, has co-authored an article in The Conversation on the effect Trump has on confidence in the legal system
Governor Maura Healey Enjoys Almost 60% Approval Rating During First 100 Days in Office
At almost 100 days in office, Gov. Maura Healey has an approval rating of almost 60%, according to the results of a new UMass Amherst poll.
Jane Fountain Discusses Challenges to Democracy in an Era of Digitalization
Jane Fountain, director of the School of Public Policy, recently published a new article on challenges to democracy in an era of digitalization.
Burcu Baykurt Co-Authors Research Article on Predictable Borders
Burcu Baykurt, communication, and Alphoncina Lyamuya '20 '21 MPPA have authored a research article on machine learning and predictable borders.