Social Studies
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Discoveries

New and exciting research from CLA researchers.

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.

The Color of Quality of Life in Nursing Homes

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

The Political Divide Between Immigrants and Refugees

UMN history professor Patrick J. McNamara takes a close look at what counts as political persecution when people flee their homeland.

Heading Home After Hurricanes

Research from UMN Sociologist Jack DeWaard shows how people head home after massive storms.

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.