Social Science Research Projects, Writings and Action Related to the Pandemic
Affifi, Walid and Tamara: COMM, have research profiled in the Current, on the topic, “Scholars’ national survey finds COVID-19 crisis hitting low-income Americans harder.”
Beaman, Jean: SOCL, is participating in a zoom symposium in Copenhagen, presenting the paper, “Living on the Margins: Before and During COVID-19.”
Boris, Eileen: FMST, When Home is a Workplace. She also authored Migrant domestic and care workers: high risk but low protection.
Gurven, Michael: ANTH, part of a team composed of anthropologists, physicians, tribal leaders and local government authorities that developed and implemented a multi-phase COVID-19 prevention and containment plan among the Tsimane, and indigenous group of forager-horticulturists in the Bolivian Amazon.
Hoelle, Jeffrey: ANTH, "Social dimensions of COVID-19 in Isla Vista, California".
Meng, Kyle: ECON and Brenn, has co-authored the article “Causal empirical estimates suggest COVID-19 transmission rates are highly seasonal.”
Nabi, Robin: COMM, has three projects underway, profiled here.
Stokes, Leah: POLS, is cited almost daily in media content related to environmental politics and COVID. See, for example, this LA Times profile.
Walther, Joe: COMM and CITS, has been cited widely in the NPR investigative report, “Too Much Alone Time? Tips To Connect And Find Joy While Social Distancing.”
Aho, Brett & Riordan, Eugene: GLST, "Uncontrollable Droplets: The Weaponization of Social Media for the Anti-mask Movement"
Alami Gouraftei, Sarah: ANTH, "Modeling the spread of COVID-19 in the Bolivian Amazon"
Bursto, Adam: SOCL, "The Post-Truth Pandemic: Understanding the Role of Misinformation in Anti-Science Activism"
Cifuentes, Sylvia: GLST, "Territory, autonomy and rights: indigenous organizations and COVID-19 in the Amazon basin & curriculum development about the social dimensions of COVID-19"
Cornejo, Monica: COMM, "Latina/o/x Undocumented Immigrants Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Endacott, Camille: COMM, "Understanding Organizational Assimilation in Remote Work Arrangements"
Haughton, Chantel: COMM, "Family Discussions about Mental Health in Black and Latinx Communities in the Context of COVID-19 and Civil Unrest"
Lonergan, Chelsea: COMM, "Does COVID-19 Stress Predict Moral Decision-Making?"
Miller, Mariah: GLST, "Covid-19 in Spain"
Navick, Nitzan: COMM, "The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on underserved students' virtual teamwork"
Prado, Alejandro: CHST, "COVID-19 and the Invisible Side of Multiculturalism: Latinx Labor Dynamics in the Chinese Restaurant Industry"
Smyth, Lauren: ANTH, "Taking the Mosque Digital: Santa Barbara Muslim Space during COVID-19"
Stahl, Anita: FMST, "All Matches Have Been Suspended"