Jenny Bird discusses five reasons that make it difficult for individual academics to engage in the policymaking process and suggests that dedicated policy units present an important mechanism for supporting both learning about and increasing the impact of academic research on policy.
Widespread changes to work life prompted by COVID led many to declare the workplace had come to a “new normal.” This podcast series from CHOICE’s The Authority File asks if these changes will remain permanent
As a scholar of religious studies, I frequently use critical race theory as a tool to better understand how religion operates in American society. While critical race theorists initially focused on how race has been embedded in our legal system, the theory can also help us think about how race is entrenched in religious institutions.
A few months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, two Black social scientists in Southern California approached a fledgling academic publisher with a unique proposition: let us launch a journal for another fledgling — the discipline of Black studies.