Social Studies
MN

Experts

Profiles of scholars within CLA.

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.

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.

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.

Reaching Stressed Out College Students Online

Research from UMN Psychology shows how online programs can help college students cope with stress.

An anthropologist's view of Wall Street

Associate Professor Karen Ho talks with Kai Ryssdal, host of National Public Radio’s “Marketplace,” about the people and culture in Wall Street, the effects of the 2008 financial crash, and the possibility of change.

Big Questions: How Do We Move Beyond Stigma in Mental Health?

Discussions about mental health often focus on the role of stigma in preventing people from accessing mental health resources. Join us as we explore how we can move beyond stigma in our efforts to address mental health concerns, improve access to mental health services, and enhance well-being for all.

How to remember the wartime Japanese-American incarceration

Historian Yuichiro Onishi places the history in the present.