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A group of people outside of the White House, protesting the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Photo credit: Chris DeRidder and Hans VandenNieuwendijk /

Government & Politics ·

Why Media Matters When It Comes to US Torture Policy

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Michael Brenner Wins First Baron Award for Scholarly Excellence

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New Report Reveals Growing, Violent Threat from QAnon Movement to Public Safety and Democracy

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New Faculty Publications

The Internet in Everthing

Dr. Laura DeNardis' argues that cybersecurity is a human rights issue in her latest publication. The Financial Times listed it has one of the Best Technology Books of 2020!

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New Book Release

Why does documentary storytelling matter for social justice and equity? SOC’s Professor Caty Borum Chattoo released a new book on this topic.

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New Book Release

Prof. W. Joseph Campbell presents a sweeping look at the messy and contentious past of US presidential pre-election polls and why they aren’t as reliable as we think in his new book.

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