Max Kapustin, expert on interventions to improve life outcomes of disadvantaged youth and adults, says while there is not enough data to know the impact of “ghost guns,” the measures are a step in the right direction.
Douglas Krinerand Sarah Krepsrecently published a study in JAMA Network Open showing that if an initial COVID-19 vaccine is about as effective as a flu shot, uptake by the American public may fall far short of the 70% level needed to achieve herd immunity.
Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology and an expert on the history and development of populism and fascism in Europe, weighs in on President Trump's public appearance Sunday during treatment for COVID-19 and his disregard for public health guidelines.
Landon Schnabel, assistant professor of sociology at Cornell University, says that for highly religious American women like Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, their religious identity trumps their gender identity when it comes to reproductive politics.
Natalie Bazarova, director of the Cornell Social Media Lab who examines social-psychological and communication processes in social media and mobile interaction, says social media may be a blessing in this time of isolation.
K-12 schools across the country are closing or moving to online education to help control the spread of the coronavirus. Jamila Michener, assistant professor of government says during times of public health crisis the consequences of inequalities surface and it’s going to be a huge challenge to support K-12 students facing school closures at home and also in their communities.
Vanessa Bohns, expert in the dynamics of influence and power at play in the workplace, says jurors in the Harvey Weinstein trial will grapple with questions of power and influence when making their deliberations.
Heeyon Kim, an expert in how social status, reputation and market identity affect the behavior of people in creative industries, says newcomers don't need to beat industry giants to reach Oscar status, they just need to beat expectations.