Monday, October 26, 2020 (4:00-5:00 p.m.)
“Social Sciences responds in a time of crisis”- The School of Social Sciences presents an update on the School by Interim Dean Susan McIntosh, followed by 5-minute lightning talks by 5 researchers who re-oriented their work to study behavioral and social aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Panelists will include:
- Eden King: How COVID-19 has Impacted the Intersection of Work and Family
- Rick Wilson: Trust in the Time of the Coronavirus - Insights from Rice’s Class of 2020
- Bob Stein: Making voting safe for voters and poll workers in a pandemic: The 2020 Election
- Ekim Cem Muyan: The Texas Policy Lab’s Policy-Directed Research to Assist Government’s COVID-19 Response.”
- Chris Fagundes: Helping dementia spousal caregivers during COVID-19
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 (4:00-5:00 p.m.)
RISE: Conversations with our Faculty: This RISE (Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics) lecture features faculty from the Rice Economics Department who will discuss and answer questions about their ongoing research projects.
- Panelists will include:
- Ted Loch-Temzelides, Ph.D.
- Mallesh Pai, Ph.D.
Parents Weekend Feature (Pre-recorded)
- “A Conversation with Lance Armstrong & the Sport Management Department”
Social Sciences 2020 Featured Archive
- School of Social Sciences & University
- Social Sciences 40th Anniversary Lecture with David Rhodes, ‘96
- Rice University’s Office of the President, “Reflections on Juneteenth and America’s Racial Legacy Lectures”- featuring several Social Sciences faculty
- Anthropology- Interview with Gökçe Günel, Assistant Professor of Anthropology about her book, Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change, and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi (Duke, 2019 https://thinkbelt.org/shows/interstitial/spaceship-in-the-desert-gokce-gunel
- Economics- RISE Lecture with Nobel Laureate Frank Wolak, “Using Economics to Design Energy and Environmental Markets”
- Linguistics Professor Robert Englebretson’s interview with the Braielle Authority of North America featuring his work on the braille version of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to enable better access for blind and visually-impaired people working in the language sciences. http://brailleauthority.libsyn.com/bana-braille-bits-episode-3
- Political Science
- Alumni Emmett, Parker and Gray hold virtual discussion on November Elections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLIGg6UjBZA&feature=youtu.be
- What comes next? Rice experts discuss 2020 election’s impact.
- Psychological Sciences Professor Mikki Hebl, "How Individuals and Organizations can Reduce Racism"
- Sociology- Beyond the Hedges Podcast, Episode 3- “Racial Trauma” with Tony Brown, Professor of Sociology https://vimeo.com/455976944
- Research Centers
- Houston Education Research Consortium- One Houston Together Webinar Series through the Greater Houston Partnership featuring Ruth Lopez-Turley: https://vimeo.com/455976944
- Religion and Public Life Program- “Religion Unmuted” podcast