2015-16

The Economics of Universal Service: An Analysis of Entry Subsidies for Rural Broadband

Andre Boik is an assistant professor of economics. His project, which explores the use of public funds to subsidize rural high speed wired broadband, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. He provided this update in June 2017.

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We Will Remain Metis: Race, Family, and Citizenship in Twentieth Century Francophone Africa and Europe, ca. 1914-1962

Rachel Jean-Baptiste is an associate professor of history. Her project, which explores the history of métissage and métis across French-speaking Africa, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in June 2017.

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Examining Racial Bias in Fatal and Nonfatal Police Shootings, 2015

Chris Smith, an assistant professor of sociology, received an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016 for a project that explores threatening encounters between police officers and citizens. Professor Smith provided this update in June 2017.

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The Effect of Self-Control on Academic Success in Mexican-Origin Youth

Wiebke Bleidorn is an associate professor of psychology. Her project, which explores the consequences for youths of failure to self-regulate, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in June 2017.

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The Genealogy of Western Parties

Stephanie Mudge is an assistant professor of sociology. Her project, which involves working with the Historical Parties Database, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in July 2017.

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Genetic Research, Race, and Informed Consent

Tina Rulli is an assistant professor of philosophy. Her project, which addresses the ethics of the Precision Medicine Initiative, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in July 2017.

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Supporting Children of Immigrants' Special Needs in California's New Era of Local Control

Jacob Hibel is an associate professor of sociology. His project, which examines the consequences of the move to "local control" for students from immigrant families, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. He provided this update in July 2017.

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The European Court of Justice and the Domestic Politics of Compliance

Lauren Peritz is an assistant professor of political science. Her project, which explores the role of the European Union’s Court of Justice in furthering economic integration of Europe, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in July 2017.

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Gender Disparity and Network Dynamics in Virtual Worlds

Cuihua (Cindy) Shen is an associate professor of communication. Her project, which seeks to understand the issues of gender and social networks in online words, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. She provided this update in August 2017.

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Issue Salience and Priorities in the American Electorate

Christopher Hare is an assistant professor of political science. His project, which aims to create an improved measure of citizens' policy priorities, was awarded an ISS Individual Research Grant in 2016. He provided this update in September 2017.

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