Dara Wald, assistant professor in the Greelee School of Journalism, has co-edited a special issue of Frontiers in Communication. The issue is focused on the role of trust in Natural Resource Management. The full special issue is available here: Advancing a Cross Boundary Social Science of Trust in Natural Resource Management. An editorial is available … Continue reading Dara Wald co-edits special issue of Frontiers in Communication
John Grundy’s research is the subject of an article that was recently published in Discover Magazine. Grundy is an assistant professor and neuroscientist in the Department of Psychology. The article, “How Learning A Language Changes Your Brain” features Grundy’s research-based findings which show that learning a new language creates additional connections and pathways in the … Continue reading John Grundy’s research featured in Discover Magazine
Ilma Jahic, graduate student in the Department of Sociology, recently published a study titled, “Psychopathy and Violent Video Game Playing: Multiple Associations in a Juvenile Justice System Involved Sample,” in the journal Aggressive Behavior. Violent video game playing is a consistent risk factor for aggression, but research on its psychopathology and trait underpinnings are primarily … Continue reading Ilma Jahic publishes study in Aggressive Behavior
Sarah Dees, assistant professor of American religions, discusses the Ioway Creek renaming—and how it reflects a broader trend of selecting Indigenous terms to define sites of natural and cultural significance.
Richard W. Mansbach, professor in the Department of Political Science, has co-authored a book, “Populism and Globalization: The Return of Nationalism and the Global Liberal Order.” The book describes the global spread of nationalist-populism by rightwing and racist political parties; their impact on political, economic, and sociocultural globalization; and the corrosive impact of this ideology … Continue reading Richard W. Mansbach publishes book
Charlie Nagle, associate professor of Spanish, recently published a research article in Language Learning. The paper, “The effect of speaker proficiency on intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accentedness in L2 Spanish: A conceptual replication and extension of Munro and Derwing” argues that accent is not a good predictor of intelligibility (actual understanding) or comprehensibility (ease of understanding). … Continue reading Charlie Nagle publishes research in Language Learning
Leana Bouffard, chair of the Department of Sociology, and Jeff Bouffard, professor of sociology, recently published a study titled, “Still in the Shadows: Stalking Prosecution Rates’ Unresponsiveness to Increased Legislative Attention,” in the Journal of Criminal Justice. This exploratory study used official court data to examine trends in stalking cases relative to two major revisions … Continue reading Leana Bouffard, Jeff Bouffard publish study in the Journal of Criminal Justice