Members of the Prosocial Project have received a four-year, $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation for work on understanding the emergence and maintenance of norms to deter negative online behavior.
Peter K. Enns, professor in the Brooks School of Public Policy and in the Department of Government, has been named the Robert S. Harrison Director of the Cornell Center for Social Sciences. Enns’ three-year appointment began July 1.
Research led by Corinna Loeckenhoff, professor of human development, is the first to show that a sense of increased time pressure caused by “social acceleration” may affect older adults who are no longer working.
Researchers from Cornell Bowers CIS found no evidence that removing protected student attributes from dropout prediction models improves their accuracy or fairness, but they advocate for including those attributes.