Brandeis Researchers in the News
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A new study co-authored by Professor Brian Donahue, a New England forestry and farming historian, finds that New England is losing 65 acres of forest a day to land conversion. Donahue and his peers from across the region urge people to consider a new outlook on woodlands, wildlands and food production in “Wildlands and Woodlands: Farmlands and Communities”. Read about the project in BrandeisNOW.
Professor Jill Greenlee teaches American Politics, Political Behavior, Political Socialization, Public Opinion, Women and Politics, Racial Attitudes, and Research Methods at Brandeis University. Her current scholarship investigates the relationships between major life cycle events, such as becoming a parent, and the political attitudes and behaviors of ordinary citizens. More broadly, she is interested in how individuals change politically as they move through the life course. Read more about her current work.
Politics Professor Jytte Klausen says in Bloomberg that terror attacks in Europe reflect failures by local officials. Read about her background and check out the article in the student newspaper The Justice about Klausen's Western Jihadism Project database and understanding terrorism.