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IBS/Environment and Society Program Climate Justice Series: Marccus D. Hendricks

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: Murky Waters and Environmental Risks: A Community-Driven Approach to Evaluate Exposures from Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Basement Backups Abstract: Past studies in public health have demonstrated an association between disease and poor sanitation, such as waterborne illnesses and exposure to sewage-laden waters. ... Read more

IBS/Environment and Society Program Speaker Series: Sabina Ribeiro

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: The Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve (CMER), A Pocket of Hope in Facing Increasing threats in the Brazilian Amazon Abstract: Extractive Reserves (Resex) are a sustainable use conservation unit in which the maintenance of social, cultural and economic aspects of traditional peoples are ... Read more

IBS/CU Population Center Speaker Series: James Raymer

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: Modelling migration to understand demographic change Abstract: Flows of international migration are needed around the world to understand the patterns and corresponding effects on demographic, social and economic change across sending and receiving countries. A major challenge to this understanding is that ... Read more

IBS/Program on International Development Speaker Series: Calla Hummel

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: Do Remittances Increase Support for LGBTQ+ Rights? Abstract: People who have migrated to new countries send billions of dollars in remittances to family members each year. Research shows that receiving remittances influences the recipient’s voting, political engagement, and beliefs. Our project asks: ... Read more

IBS/Prevention Science Program Speaker Series: Nadine Finigan-Carr

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: The Syndemic of Injustice Impacting Black Youth Abstract: Sex trafficking of children and youth is receiving significant attention from practitioners, researchers, and policymakers. Recognition that sex trafficking constitutes a form of child abuse has increased; however, there is still a need for ... Read more

IBS/Program on International Development Speaker Series: Alex Siegel

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: Co-optation and Coercion of Online Influencers: Evidence from Saudi Wikipedia  Abstract: How do authoritarian regimes use co-optation and coercion of influential internet users to control online information?  This paper explores how the Saudi regime co-opted prominent Wikipedia administrators to alter content on sensitive domestic and foreign political topics. ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Amy Javernick-Will

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Join in person or via Zoom, email ibs-contact@colorado.edu for the password.*Light lunch served at 11:45, please RSVP. Title: Enhancing the sustainability and resiliency of infrastructure: Collaboratively strengthening systems Abstract: Dr. Javernick-Will’s research group, Global Projects and Organizations, studies pathways to sustainable and resilient communities and infrastructure systems, often in resource-limited and multi-hazard contexts. Dr. Javernick-Will’s work takes a systems perspective ... Read more

PSP Guest Talk: Dr. Brittany Cooper

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Title: Promoting a Healthy and Equitable Society through Research-Policy-Practice Partnerships:  New Horizons in Prevention Science. Abstract: As President of the national Society for Prevention Research, Dr. Cooper will speak to the current state of the prevention science field and her predictions for the field over the next decade. Bio: Dr. Brittany Cooper's program of research ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Regina Bateson

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Title: Human Rights or Criminals' Rights? How Crime Undermines Support for Human Rights in Central America Abstract: Amidst iron-fisted policing, state repression, and political violence, human rights advocacy remains critically important in Central America. Yet human rights are a contested concept in the region. Across multiple years of ethnographic research in Guatemala, we have often ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: Teresa Wroe

IBS 155A Institute of Behavioral Science 1440 15th Street, Boulder, CO

Title: Addressing Microaggressions Abstract: Microaggressions are everyday interactions that signal someone is being seen through the lens of a stereotype. While they are often subtle and brief, the cumulative impact is not. This interactive session provides skills for effectively addressing and repairing the harm of microaggressions. Bio: Teresa Wroe is currently the Assistant Vice Chancellor ... Read more