Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Religious Involvement and Substance Use Among Urban Mothers” by Dr. Amy Burdette In her recent article, Dr. Burdette uses longitudinal data from the U.S. Fragile Families…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “The subjective life course framework: Integrating life course sociology with gerontological perspectives on subjective aging” by Dr. Anne Barrett In her recent article, Dr. Barrett studies…

How the Disney debacle broke the back of Florida’s conservative consensus | Opinion

This article originally appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat. The Republican retribution against Disney involved with dissolving the Reedy Creek Improvement District is striking in its swiftness, cattiness, and irrationality. The brazen partisanship that drove the legislation may have also broken the back of the principled conservative consensus that built much of Florida’s prosperity. Perhaps the…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Evolving and Implementing a New Disaster Management Paradigm: The Case of the Philippines” by Dr. Janet Dilling In her recent article, Dr. Dilling examines the evolution…

Dissertation Spotlight: Essays on Educational Attainment and Labor Outcomes 

Researcher Audrienna Tremise Burgin writes this dissertation on Educational Attainment and Labor Outcomes; the dissertation includes three essays. Burgin argues that education is the root of all humans. Education is widely accepted.  All of the essays in this dissertation go into detail and relate back to education. The introduction explains in-depth how important educational attainment…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “The effect of stereotypes on black college test scores at a historically black university” by Dr. Mckenzie Alston In her recent article, Dr. Alston conducted lab…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. In his recent article, Dr. Coutts examines the forestry policy challenges and opportunities for forest conservation in Malawi. To do so, he compiles a comprehensive inventory…

Dissertation Spotlight: Essays in the Economics of Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of people across the United States. One of the rising concerns across the nation is mental health and mental illness. Over the course of the pandemic, mental illness cases have risen tremendously. The researcher states that one in five adults experience mental illness but less than half of those…