Faculty and Research Updates

October 19, 2023
A new paper by Professor Ragui Assaad, "School-to-Work Transitions for Egypt's Youth," published in Open Access Government, examines the structural reforms in Egypt that have made the school-to-work transition for Egyptian youth more difficult and less equal.
October 1, 2023
Professor Samuel Myers Jr. has been awarded a two-year, $417,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study racial disparities in drowning deaths. While conventional explanations for these disparities focus on individual behaviors and characteristics,  Myers and the project team hypothesize that structural factors such as systemic racial discrimination play outsized roles in explaining the racial disparities.
September 19, 2023
Associate Professor Audrey Dorélien is a member of the University of Minnesota’s research team that was awarded $17.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help establish an outbreak response network during public health emergencies.