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Thorson cited in Pacific Standard article on political misconceptions

Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, found that relatively simple corrections could reduce some misperceptions by as much as 20 percentage points or more.

August 15, 2018

Karas Montez paper on college major, health cited in Pacific Standard

A research study co-authored by Jennifer Karas Montez, Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar of Aging Studies, was referenced in the Pacific Standard article, "Your College Major Predicts Midlife Health." "Compared to adults who majored in one of the most health-advantaged fields—business—adults majoring in some fields, such as psychology/social work and law/public policy, have nearly twice the odds of poor health," reports the research team led by Karas Montez. 
January 12, 2018

Khalil quoted in Pacific Standard article on Middle East peace process

"Although the U.S. and Israel claim they favor a peaceful settlement and the eventual creation of a Palestinian state through negotiations, their actions ensure that it will not be achieved," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

December 14, 2017

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