Watch the video of a panel of scholars—experts on Congress, public opinion, and voting behavior—discussing the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections.
Recorded on November 15, this "post-mortem" panel featured a group of scholars—experts on Congress, public opinion, and voting behavior—discussing the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections. The panelists provided an account of the factors that led to the results, and they offered competing perspectives on the implications of the elections for governance in the upcoming years, and for the shape of the 2020 presidential and congressional elections. Panelists included:
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Social Science Matrix seeks proposals for Matrix Research Teams for the 2019-2020 academic year, and we invite applications for collaboration grants with Sciences Po and Freie Universität Berlin.
Social Science Matrix will be supporting the UC Berkeley Grad Division in presenting Grad Slam, a UC-sponsored competition designed to showcase graduate student research for a general audience in three-minute talks. Graduate students in the Division of Social Sciences are invited to attend an info session and brainstorming workshop at Social Science Matrix on January 22 from 3pm-4:30pm.
In the face of dwindling funding and mistrust in data, how can we secure social knowledge for future generations? Social Science Matrix was honored to welcome Alondra Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), for a lecture entitled "The New Research Compact: Social Science Partnerships for the Common Good."