New research from Calvin Lai, Arts & Sciences, suggests that the day-long implicit bias-oriented training programs now common in most U.S. police departments are unlikely to reduce racial inequity in policing.
Racial discrimination was found to be a significant force behind higher levels of depression among college-educated Black Americans, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Peter Hook has been appointed director and associate dean of the Law Library at the School of Law. Hook, who comes to the university from the University of Notre Dame Law School, will begin his role July 1.
Zakiya Luna, a Dean’s Distinguished Professorial Scholar of sociology in Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2023 Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Award winner by Sociologists for Women in Society.
Research by sociologist Michael Esposito in Arts & Sciences shows how the racialized logic that informed redlining continues to influence the distribution of privileges and risks across neighborhoods, resulting in stark health inequalities.
What changes and trends could we see this year? WashU experts in areas from artificial intelligence to climate to fashion share their insights.
Foreign affairs specialist Fiona Hill will give an in-person chat at WashU on Thursday, Jan. 26, an Assembly Series event. The topic: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
If the historic five-day, 15-ballot floor fight to elect the House speaker is any indication, the next two years in American politics will be marked by unavoidable gridlock and vetoes, according to Arts & Sciences’ Steven Smith.
Something shocking has happened in the US economy in recent years: average workers have started to move forward. But when the period of low unemployment and rising workers’ power ends, without further legal support, workers’ bargaining chips are likely to disappear with it.
A proposed rule that would restrict minors’ access to public library books without parental consent “would make Missourians less free and less informed,” said Greg Magarian, a professor of law and a First Amendment expert.