Month: March 2021

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CASBS Names 38 to 2021-22 Fellows Class

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University has announced its 2021-22 fellows class of 38 scholars representing 19 U.S. institutions and nine international institutions and programs.

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Vaccine Passports, Governments, and Adult Movies

Immunity certification for adult movies developed in California during the late 1990s, after a serious outbreak of HIV among the performers. Robert Dingwall examines the model in light of calls for a coronavirus passport system for the vaccinated.

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2021 AAPSS Fellows Announced

Carol Anderson, Jacob Hacker, Rucker Johnson, Mary Pattillo and Kathryn Sikkink are the 2021 cohort of fellows for the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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Video: Social Connectedness during COVID-19

Clinical psychologist Tegan Cruwys discusses the concept of social connectedness and how being ‘together apart’ is both possible and crucial during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Janet Yellen: The Social Scientist in Charge at Treasury

Janet Yellen, appointed as the 78th secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in January, has a long history of work in and alongside the social sciences above and beyond her role as an academic economist and policy maker

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