Author: Denise-Marie Ordway
Few mayors run for higher office. And female mayors are even less likely to view positions such as governor and U.S. senator as appealing.
Federal courts are less likely to give Latinos and Native Americans the option of getting out of prison early for good behavior, a new study suggests. Offenders who are Asian are the most likely of any racial group to be allowed to earn “good time” credit.
This collection of research looks teacher misconduct, including sexual misconduct. We include a study on nondisclosure agreements, which limit the information schools can share about former employees.
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A new paper offers journalists research-based guidance on how to cover populist movements and leaders. It also offers insights into the communication strategies of populist leaders.
Alleged victims of workplace sex discrimination are more likely to settle their federal lawsuits and be awarded compensation under a woman judge, a study suggests.
Teen girls who are attracted to other girls are much more likely to be suspended or expelled from school than straight girls, a new study suggests.
About a quarter of U.S. adult handgun owners carry a loaded firearm with them at least once a month, a new study suggests. Around a third do it on a daily basis.
This roundup of research looks at the problem of college student hunger and its impact on student health and success.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists write about the so-called "tampon tax," or sales taxes charged on feminine hygiene products.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.