Episode 45: September 18, 2023

On this episode, Dr. Ian Anson speaks with Dr. Susan Sterett, Professor in the School of Public Policy at UMBC, about her recent book (link below).

Litigating the Pandemic: Disaster Cascades in Court (UPenn Press)

See below for links to groups and initiatives mentioned by Dr. Sterett during the course of our conversation:

COVID coverage litigation tracker (UPenn)

COVID-19 Complaint Tracker

Fisher Phillips Employment Litigation Tracker

MIT Election Litigation Tracker

Check out the following links for more information on UMBC, CS3, and our host:


Retrieving the Social Sciences is a production of the UMBC Center for Social Science Scholarship.  Our podcast host is Dr. Ian Anson, our director is Dr. Christine Mallinson, our associate director is Dr. Felipe Filomeno, and our production intern is Jean Kim.   Our theme music was composed and recorded by D’Juan Moreland.  Special thanks to Amy Barnes and Myriam Ralston for production assistance.  Make sure to follow us on LinkedIn, TwitterFacebookInstagram, and YouTube, where you can find full video recordings of recent UMBC events.