November 3, 2020
Disinformation about vaccines is on the rise on social media and leading to decreases in vaccination rates over time, according to a new study co-authored by Brandeis politics professor Steven Wilson.
September 18, 2020
"I have always thought of theory in biology as disciplined dreaming," Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Biolog Eve Marder writes in a new essay in eLife.
August 19, 2020
New research by psychology professor Margie Lachman's lab shows long-lasting effects on brain performance from child- and adulthood trauma.
August 10, 2020
With their new grant from the National Science Foundation, MRSEC scientists are seeking to build the next generation of nano-sized machines and materials.
July 1, 2020
Jonathan Touboul and his collaborators used artificial intelligence to predict monetary awards in employment disputes. They've now made their program available to the public.
June 20, 2020
Read Carina Ray's New York Times opinion piece about a conversation she had with her son regarding racism and police violence in the United States.
June 10, 2020
Hansen was awarded $100,000 grant for an 18-month poverty and economic mobility study and will partner with Boston University professor Nazli Kibria.
May 27, 2020Antonella Di Lillo, Hannah Muller, Faith Smith, Timothy Streets, and Michael Willrich have been recognized for their excellence in the classroom with 2019-20 teaching awards.
April 27, 2020
November 26, 2019
Professor of biology Piali Sengupta has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
October 28, 2019
With the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump well underway, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Politics Amber Spry, offers up her expertise in political attitudes and polling.
October 21, 2019
Dancer, anthropologist and human rights practitioner Toni Shapiro-Phim has joined the faculty of the Creativity, Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) minor, initiated and administered by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. She recently sat down with her colleague and fellow anthropologist Leigh Swigart to describe her longtime engagement in the field of human rights and the arts.
August 1, 2019
On NPR podcast, Chad Williams, the Samuel J. and Augusta Spector Chair in History and chair of the African and African American studies department, discusses the series of violent attacks against African American soldiers upon their return from World War I between April and November 1919.
June 18, 2019
In Voices of Contemporary Art podcast, fine arts' Tory Fair (left) discusses how her research and interviews with artists, presented in a 1996 exhibition "More Than Minimal: Feminism and Abstraction," inspired her latest work.
May 6, 2019
Elizabeth Brainerd (left), the Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in Economics and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Naghmeh Sohrabi (center), the Charles (Corky) Goodman Chair in Middle East History; and Keith Merrill, assistant professor of mathematics were recognized for their excellence in the classroom.