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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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."
Recorded on October 25 at UC Berkeley's Social Science Matrix, this panel discussion focused on the limits of what can be learned about sexual violence and harassment from personal narratives that are shared online, as well as the question of what is missed in survey data related to sexual violence and harassment.
Social Science Matrix is honored to welcome our 2018-2019 cohort of Matrix Dissertation Fellows, four Ph.D. candidates whose research interests span diverse global challenges such as urbanization, discrimination in the workforce, self-immolation, and indigenous language preservation.