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IBS Speaker Series: Merlin Chowkwanyun

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: When All Health Politics Was Local Abstract: This talk argues that one cannot understand the origins of health problems -- and the success of solutions to address them -- without analyzing the local context that surrounds them. We'll examine battles over pollution caused by industrial giants, coal ... Read more

IBS Speaker 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: TBD Bio: Marccus D. Hendricks is an Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning and is the Director of the Stormwater Infrastructure Resilience ... Read more

IBS 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 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 Speaker Series: Nadie 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 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

IBS Speaker Series: Jesse Ribot

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: Modeling Climate-Related Vulnerabilities: Migration and Precarious Lives in the Sahel Abstract: Sen (1980) demonstrated that hunger and famine occur where there is sufficient food for all –not from absolute shortage. For example, as prices go up in a relative shortage, well-functioningmarkets allocate ... Read more

IBS Speaker Series: IBS Flash Talks

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. Robert Wyrod (PID): Global China & Africa Scott Ortman (E&S): TBD H&S: TBD PSP: TBD Pop: TBD

IBS Speaker Series: Luis Bettencourt

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: TBD Abstract: TBD Bio: TBD