2016-2017 Newkirk Fellows Announced


Congratulations to our 2016-2017 Newkirk Fellows !

Alyssa Bracizewski, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences
Relatedness and differential disease resistance in abalone (genus Haliotis)

Brooke Jenkins, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, School of Social Ecology
Creating and evaluating an empirically-based intervention to alter previously identified adult behaviors that influence child postoperative distress

Pernilla Johansson, Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences
Constructing better partnerships: Analyzing practices of civil society peacebuilders

Daniella McCahey, Department of History, School of Humanities
Extreme environments and the production of scientific knowledge

Edith Medina, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, School of Social Ecology
Addressing the housing issues of low-income families and immigrants in Los Angeles: Challenges to collaboration and coordination among non-profit organizations and public interest law organizations

Anne Rendeiro, Program in Nursing Science
Talking Circles: Examination of effects on diabetes and mental health in Juaneño

Daniel Winkler, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences
Working together to find the source: molecular genetics unites with land managers and the public to stop a highly invasive species

Newkirk Center Director contributes to educational modules recently released by National Academies

Simon Cole, Director of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society, contributed to educational modules recently released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

The purpose of the modules is to help students in professional schools – law, public policy, medicine, journalism, and business – understand science and its role in decision making.

All modules

Forensic Pattern Recognition Evidence module (Cole, Berthental, Seelagy)

Press release about the modules