A large-scale study led by Olin Business School researcher Brad Larsen to see if politically partisan cues can induce people to get COVID-19 vaccines found that, yes, they can.
New research from Arts & Sciences is among the first to provide concrete evidence that paternity leave policies can lead to more gender-equal attitudes — especially among those directly impacted by the policy.
Data and running. That’s what Joseph Silagi, a senior majoring in political science and in mathematics and computer science in Arts & Sciences, is passionate about. This fall, Silagi will start work as a consultant for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in St. Louis.
The inaugural recipient of the Kornitzer Distinguished Professorship will be Diana Z. O’Brien, a professor of political science in Arts & Sciences. She will be formally installed in a ceremony this fall.
A new partnership between the Weidenbaum Center and Harvard University will give social scientists at Washington University the opportunity to receive constructive, anonymous feedback on their research at any stage. The program aims to improve scholarship and speed its publication.
What’s it like to work for the White House? Justin Vail, JD ’12, a policy adviser who works under Ambassador Susan Rice, knows firsthand.
By analyzing social media content generated across the globe, political scientists seek to understand the current wave of populist rhetoric flooding the internet and Its threats to democracies.
A team of Washington University in St. Louis researchers — including experts in political science, sociology, mathematics and medicine — are among the first to receive an Arts & Sciences Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures grant to study how historical border instability influences contemporary public trust and vaccine hesitancy.
Using dental records of more than 10,000 people from 139 archaeology sites throughout Europe, political scientists in Arts & Sciences found that individuals who live in areas that historically favored men over women display more pro-male bias today than those who live in places where gender relations were more egalitarian centuries ago.
Former Student Union President Tyrin Truong, AB ’21, continues his commitment to public service at age 23 as one of the country’s youngest mayors.