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Teaching / Teaching Presentations

Prezi: Crafting Research Questions

This is a presentation on how to craft research questions, and how research questions from different humanistic, qualitative, comparative and quantitative approaches fit together constructively.  

Teaching / Teaching Presentations

Prezi: Ethics in Research

This presentation explains what research is, how we frame our analysis and craft hypotheses, and illustrates the kinds of ethical questions we must consider when we do research.  

Edel Rodriguez
Commentary and OpEds / In The News / New York Times

New York Times: Hungary’s Crackdown on the Press

(This originally appeared as “Hungary’s Crackdown on the Media“.) BUDAPEST — The European Union faces a challenging conundrum. While Hungary has embarked on building Europe’s most controlled media system, the European Commission just agreed in August to provide the country with nearly 22 billion euros of economic assistance. Hungary has […]

Grants / Research

NSF EAGER award to study how people use bots to manipulate people

Political bots are manipulating public opinion over major social networking applications like Facebook and Twitter. This EAGER award enables a new team of social and information scientists to investigate the impact of automated scripts—commonly called bots—on social media. We will study both the bot scripts and the people making such […]