Social Studies
MN

The History of U.S. Citizenship for Immigrants' Children

UMN History Professor Erika Lee talks to The Washington Post’s Constitutional Podcast about the history of immigration and citizenship.

Designing Smarter Ways to Quit Smoking

UMN Psychologist Alexander Rothman looks at how long-term treatment can help more people quit smoking.

Are "Hybrid" Activities Like Volunteering or just Light Volunteering?

UMN Psychology Professor Mark Snyder looks at new kinds of community service to understand why people volunteer.

Sanity and Responsibility in American Law

UMN Law professor Susanna Blumenthal looks at how the history of insanity pleas helps us understand legal inequality today.

Studying the Social Symptoms of Autism with Mice

Research from UMN Psychology looks at how genetic changes in mice change their social behavior.

The Return of Populist Politics?

Research from UMN political science looks at whether and how populism made a difference in the 2016 election.

What We (Don’t) Know About Reducing Police Bias

UMN psychologist Eugene Borgida outlines what we know, and what we need to learn, about reducing police bias.

When Policy Preferences are Sacred

UMN political scientists look at what makes people pay attention to policy agendas.