The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies recently launched a project titled, "In The Wake of George Floyd: Mapping Social Movements Related to Systemtic Racism in Rhode Island," that focuses on social movements around systemic racism, particularly efforts to end anti-Black racism, in communities in RI and at Brown.
Assistant Professor Jonathan Collins recently published a paper for the Annenberg Institute at Brown University titled, "They Only Hate the Term: Explaining Opposition to History Curriculum Policy and Critical Race Theory."
Senior Fellow Deborah Gordon recently co-authored an article for Science Magazine titled, "Tackling Unlit and Inefficient Gas Flaring," that explains how emissions from flaring threaten the global climate and the health of local communities.
Visiting Professor Lyle Goldstein recently authored a paper in collaboration with the Costs of War project titled, "Threat Inflation, Russian Military Weakness, and the Resulting Nuclear Paradox: Implications of the War in Ukraine for U.S. Military Spending."
Watson Postdoctoral Fellow Liana Woskie named a 2022 Guggenheim Emerging Scholar for her dissertation project titled, "Quantifying Structural Violence: Female Sterilization and Normalized State Repression in Healthcare."
Director of the Annenberg Institute Susanna Loeb among nine research teams at Brown University to be awarded research support from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Pandemic Response Policy Research Fund.
Geri Augusto was featured in a virtual symposium to kickoff a longer-term project titled, "Domestic Worldmaking by the Enslaved", which focuses on a collective story-telling typology and integration of diverse work related to the agency and innovations within the domestic practices of individuals enslaved during the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies released a research study titled, "Public Action and the Pandemic: The Role of Civil Society in Shaping State Responses" that systematically documents, evaluates, and explains the role that civil society has played in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic through an examination of five separate case studies.
The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS), released a paper that provides an overview of key facts, data, and analysis of issues related to U.S. security cooperation with the Government of Nigeria in the context of ongoing civilian protection, civilian harm, and humanitarian concerns.