Politics and Society (page 2)

February 8, 2023

Spotlight on Alumnae Series: Nejra Kravic ’21 Supports International Media Literacy

Kravic’s current project centers on a partnership with the Connect Institute, a nonprofit she worked with during her stay in Morocco that aims to empower young Moroccans through informal education.

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January 31, 2023

Scripps Magazine: The Art and Science of Empathy

By Jen A. Miller Illustrations by Saskia Keultjes Early in her research, President Suzanne Keen—a narrative empathy theorist who studies the relationships among novel reading, empathy, and altruism—became convinced that […]

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October 18, 2022

Isabel Li ’25 and Amalia Koch ’25 Bring Ellen Browning Scripps’ Story to a Broader Audience

Amalia Koch ’25 and Isabel Li ’25 researched the life and achievements of Ellen Browning Scripps: a journalist, philanthropist, educator, and founder of the College.

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September 23, 2022

Preethi Rao ’24 Uses We Act Grant to Develop Public Health Podcast

Rao says the rapid development of the podcast and growth of their audience wouldn’t be possible without the We Act Grant funding.

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September 13, 2022

Archa Dileep ’24 and Hannah Lak ’23 Research Scams, Fraud, and Catfishing

Archa Dileep ’24 and Hannah Lak ’23 have been working in Professor Wood’s lab since fall 2021 as part of a collaborative, passionate group studying psychological issues around scams and fraud.

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August 11, 2022

Chigozie Obiegbu ’23 Examines the Early Development of COVID-19 Conspiracies in Germany

“These issues are important to consider when thinking about how scientific and political institutions should communicate to the wider public, especially in times of crisis,” Obiegbu says.

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August 9, 2022

Mirabella Miller ’24 Examines Relationship Between Traditional Femininity and Existential Doom

Miller’s podcast examines how women view their future personal and professional accomplishments through internalized gender stereotypes.

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August 2, 2022

Isabel Evans ’23 Investigates Environmental Education and Colonial Violence

The extent of Evans’ research wouldn’t have been possible, she says, without the funding she received from the Scripps College Research in Environmental Analysis and Pre-Thesis Fellowship.

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July 27, 2022

Katie Eu ’23 Examines Wellness TikTok through an Economic Lens

Katie Eu ’23 is moving the “that girl” discussion into an entirely new realm: the field of behavioral economics.

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June 1, 2022

Tsion Mamo ’23 Named to University of Maryland Summer Research Initiative Cohort

he University of Maryland’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences has named Tsion Mamo ’23 as a member of its 2022 Summer Research Initiative cohort.

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