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The Social Science and Social Media Collaborative (S3MC)

This study incorporates three parallel projects to harness the opportunity to use new data to gain a better understanding of social and political phenomena.  Read more...

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Events

  • Weekly HackerSpaces at ISR
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  • Less Metrics, More Rando: (Net) Art as Software Research
    Ben Grosser
    March 27, 2019 | noon to 1:00pm
    Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad
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  • Political Communication Workshop
    Shannon McGregor (University of Utah)
    Fri, March 29, 2019 | 10:45 am-12:30pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Interdisciplinary Workshop on Politics and Policy
    Derek Epp (University of Texas-Austin)
    Wed, April 10, 2019 | noon-1:30 pm
    6080 ISR-Thompson
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  • Miller Converse Lecture
    Diana Mutz (University of Pennsylvania)
    Thurs, April 11, 2019 | 4:00 to 5:30 pm
    1430 ISR-Thompson
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  • Conflict & Peace, Research & Development Workshop
    Tom O'Mealia
    Fri, April 12, 2019 | 1:30 - 3:00pm
    1450 ISR-Thompson
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  • #UMTweetCon2019: A Conference on the Use of Twitter Data for Research and Analytics
    May 23-24, 2019, ISR
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News

CPS Blog: New Book Examines Ghana’s Political Trap

CPS blog

In his new book, Electoral Politics and Africa’s Urban Transition, Noah Nathan traces the unexpected political patterns emerging in urban Ghana. Despite a growing middle class and increasing diversity, clientelism and ethnic voting persist in many urban neighborhoods. CPS Blog

New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations

New survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law-enforced investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch, co-authored by Brendan Nyhan.
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Christian Sandvig named H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media

Christian Sandvig Christian Sandvig was named the H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor in Digital Media by the University of Michigan Board of Regents. This is a newly-created professorship, which honors H. Marshall McLuhan, who is best known for the theorization of digital media. Congratulations, Christian!
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