Hot Topics

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Airlines

Vikrant Vaze: aviation, logistics and transportation

Climate Change

Robert Hawley: glaciers and climate, physical glaciology

Anne Kapuscinski: sustainability science, sustainable aquaculture, integrated food-energy systems, fish genetic conservation, environmental policy.

Meredith Kelley: climate change, glacial geologic studies, geomorphology

Erich Osterberg: paleoclimatology, climate change, atmospheric chemistry, snow and ice chemistry

Ross Virginia: Polar policy and environmental issues, ecosystem ecology, soil biogeochemical cycling, climate change in polar systems

Conspiracy Theories and Political Misperceptions

Brendan Nyhan: the backfire effect, political scandal, political misperceptions, myths about flu vaccines

The Federal Reserve

Andrew Levin: The Federal Reserve, the International Monetary Fund, monetary policy

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

John (“Jack”) H. Turco: endocrinology, transgender care, sports medicine

Refugee Crisis in Europe and Immigration

Annelise Orleck: ethnicity and immigration in American history, women in politics, history of women’s rights, workplace equality

Graziella Parati: refugee crisis, Italian multiculturalism and migration studies

Richard A. Wright: U.S. immigration, migration, race and racism in labor and housing markets

Technology

Andrew Campbell: ubiquitous computing, wireless networks, mobile computing

Hany Farid: digital forensics, image analysis, algorithms and extremist content

Dan Rockmore: complex systems, machine learning, networks, computational harmonic analysis

Terrorism/ISIS

Daniel Benjamin: terrorism, international security issues, U.S. foreign policy

Steven Simon: terrorism, international security issues, U.S. foreign policy

U.K. Economics

David G. Blanchflower: Brexit, economics of the U.K., statistics, labor economics, microeconomics and econometrics

U.S. Immigration

Emily Walton: race and place; residential experiences and health among multiple racial and ethnic groups, segregation, ethnic neighborhoods

Richard A. Wright: U.S. immigration, migration, race and racism in labor and housing markets

U.S. Trade Policy

Douglas Irwin: U.S. trade policy, globalization, U.S. trade with China, WTO

U.S. Politics

Joseph Bafumi: Polling numbers, public opinion, and America’s polarization

Randall Balmer: American religious history, faith in the presidency

Deborah Jordan Brooks: public opinion regarding female candidates, media and advertising in American politics

Linda L. Fowler: Presidential primaries (especially N.H.), interest groups, campaign ethics

Michael C. Herron: election administration, ballot abnormalities and residual votes, government redistribution

Dean Lacy: elections, public opinion, political parties and interest groups

Russell Muirhead: political parties and ideology, democracy and politics

Brendan Nyhan: political scandal, political misperceptions

Annelise Orleck: ethnicity and immigration in American history, women in politics, history of women’s rights, workplace equality

Charles Wheelan: public policy, accessible economics, accessible statistics, U.S. protectionism

Water

Francis Magilligan: global water resources, human impacts on watersheds, flood hydrology

Zika Virus

Elizabeth Talbot, M.D.: Infectious diseases, public health (To reach Dr. Talbot, contact Mike Barwell, Media Relations Manager, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, at Michael.R.Barwell@hitchcock.org)

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