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Thorson quoted in National Geographic article on conspiracy theories

Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in the National Geographic article, "Why people latch on to conspiracy theories, according to science." 
January 11, 2021

Monmonier featured in National Geographic on map-related inventions

Patents have generally been ignored by map historians, says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography,  but they reveal a lot about how people have used maps over the years. He found that like many discoveries and inventions, patents for similar ideas seemed to spring up independently around the same time—a phenomenon known as the theory of multiple discoveries.

August 30, 2017

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