Last updated: January 26, 2017
As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the public.
Last updated: September 15, 2016
2016 study in the Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use in their products.
Last updated: August 15, 2016
2016 study published in Demography that looks at whether women in Nepal use abortion and modern contraceptives interchangeably.
Last updated: July 30, 2016
2015 article in which law professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza analyzes the efforts of Latin American courts to challenge amnesty laws and prosecute human rights violations.
Last updated: January 25, 2016
2016 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that offers insights into the discrimination faced by transgender Americans, including its impacts on health and wellbeing.
Last updated: November 16, 2015
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
Last updated: October 15, 2015
2015 talk by journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones focusing on how she approaches and investigates issues of racial injustice and what she thinks about newsroom diversity and the media’s broader coverage of racial issues.
Last updated: October 10, 2015
2015 selection of studies that use fieldwork and qualitative and quantitative data to better understand the world’s refugee populations and look to public policy lessons that can be drawn.
Last updated: October 3, 2015
2015 study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School that explores how the federal Affordable Care Act has affected out-of-pocket costs for various methods of birth control.