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AMES Colloquium Series - Fall 2020

This semester we feature five lectures by our fabulous faculty, each of whom volunteered to offer a view into their current projects or recently published research.

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W&M establishes Social Justice Policy Initiative

William & Mary students and faculty have formalized and expanded several programs focusing on equity issues in the local community, and added new ones, with the establishment of the Social Justice Policy Initiative in the sociology department.

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Government Faculty & Former Students Publish in CSAE

Professor Phil Roessler + former students publish "Cash Crop Revolution, Colonialism and Legacies of Spatial Inequality: Evidence from Africa" via Centre for the Study of African Economies.

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NYT quotes Jaime Settle on Politics & Human Nature

NYT author quotes Professor Settle's research in article discussing the affects of polarization and individual's views on current public health recommendations concerning the corona virus.

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Alumna uses experience combating Ebola to fight COVID-19

As an officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Megan L. Casey ’04 evaluated hospital and clinic infection control practices in Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak in 2014. Now she's taking her expertise stateside.

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Seven W&M alumni selected to receive Fulbright Scholarships

The seven alumni are among more than 2,100 U.S. citizens who received the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in 2020. The prestigious award provides students the funding they need to study, research and teach abroad.

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Professor Fabian Arzuaga and "Critical Theory: 50 Years After Adorno"

Over Thanksgiving break, Professor Arzuaga traveled to Mexico for the 2019 Adorno Conference, “Critical Theory: 50 Years After Adorno.” Arzuaga and his colleagues set out to discuss and reflect upon capitalist society through the lens of Theodor W. Adorno.

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Discussion helps launch International Justice Lab at W&M

William & Mary students, scholars and community members gathered Jan. 31 to celebrate the launch of the International Justice Lab at the university with a roundtable discussion on “International Law and Justice: Challenges and Challengers in the 21st Century.”

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W&M Students Discuss Gerrymandering

William & Mary’s Global Film Festival included a documentary and accompanying conversation about gerrymandering in Virginia and the nation.

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Students take their research to Montreal

This past July, Professor Jaime Settle and four students from the Social Networking and Political Psychology (SNaPP Lab) traveled to Montreal to share their research at an international conference.

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Medicaid Expansion in Virginia: A Community Discussion

The Office of Community Engagement hosted a productive round-table looking at the logistics of Medicaid coverage and its expansion as a result of new political realities in the state