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Spring 2020: Info Session on the CAHSS-Hanover Research Partnership


Featuring social science faculty: 
  • Christopher Swan, Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Systems
  • Sarah Jewett, Executive Director of STEM Transfer Student Success Initiative, Office of the Provost
  • Rebecca Schacht, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology


Spring 2020: “Trees as Climate Solutions?: A Roundtable Debate”


Featuring social science faculty: 
  • Erle Ellis, Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Systems
  • Matthew Fagan, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Systems
  • Susan Sterett, Professor and Director, School of Public Policy
  • Fernando Tormos-Aponte, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science
  • Blake Francis, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy


Spring 2020: “Ask The Expert Virtual Forum: UMBC Social Scientists on COVID-19”

Featuring social science faculty: 
  • Nicholas Bonneau, Lecturer, Department of History; a historian of science and medicine and a public historian; also currently teaching HIST 200, “Global History of Pandemics” 
  • Dana Bradley, Dean, Erickson School of Aging; and Professor of sociology, anthropology, and health administration and policy; Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America; and founding member of the Global Aging Research Network
  • Charissa Cheah, Professor, Department of Psychology; PI on a new National Science Foundation-funded research grant to study prejudice and discrimination against Chinese-Americans due to COVID-19 
  • Brian Grodsky, Professor, Department of Political Science; researches disaster politics, human rights, and democratization and is a first responder and a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician
  • Zoë McLaren, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy; researches health policy and the economics of the global spread of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis
  • Lucy Wilson, Professor, Emergency Health Services; infectious disease physician and the former Chief of the Center for Surveillance, Infection Prevention, and Outbreak Response at the Maryland Department of Health