Social Studies
MN

Politics, Public Discourse and the Press

Dr. Sid Bedingfield shares his recent work on the history of journalism in political struggles for racial justice.

A New Look at Nuclear Negotiations

Research from UMN political scientist Mark S. Bell takes us into a new age of nuclear strategy.

Multiple Screens Are Not Always Bad For Attention

Research shows many devices can be distracting, but actively using one to engage with another can boost attention and memory.

Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility

Dr. Hyejoon Rim studies how people respond to corporations’ charitable campaigns.

Who Puts Politics on TV?

Dr. Christopher Terry talks research on media regulation in our contentious political climate.

Chatbots, Mobile Apps, and the Future of Journalism

Dr. Valerie Belair-Gagnon uses social science to examine how the norms and practices of journalism are changing through emerging technology.

The Color of Quality of Life in Nursing Homes

Research from UMN public health highlights racial disparities in nursing home care.