Content Authored by: Tess Eyrich

Research finds support for ‘Trump effect’

Racially inflammatory speech by political elites can embolden members of the public to express their own prejudice
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

AAPI Data releases mapping tool for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Want to make college more equitable? Start with the board

University governing boards are severely understudied; here’s why that matters, and what one researcher is doing to fix it
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

How cluster hiring at U.S. research universities has fared

A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

She sees dead people

History doctoral student Alyse Yeargan studies photographs of the deceased to understand how and why we grieve
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture, Students

If dogs could talk

New research suggests our relationships with pit bulls shed light on the ways we reproduce social inequality
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

What does it really mean to be a land-grant college?

For Margaret Nash, recognizing who “granted” the land is key to acknowledging a history of American Indian dispossession
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Report provides introduction to Inland Empire’s women

“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

Here’s how UC Riverside is preparing for the 2020 census

UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond

‘There are scholars working here’

The Center for Ideas and Society celebrates 30 years of bridging interdisciplinary gaps with Oct. 29 anniversary event

Political scientist’s book takes honest look at sanctuary cities

In his new book, Loren Collingwood traces the history of — and attitudes toward — contemporary U.S. sanctuary policies
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Beyond Brilliant: Katherine Maldonado

Last summer, Katherine Maldonado, a first-generation graduate student at the University of California, Riverside, became one of 133 recipients nationally of a 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship . Maldonado, a UCLA graduate, is now working toward her doctorate in sociology, and her $72,000 Ford Foundation award will support her studies over...
By Tess Eyrich | | Students, Beyond Brilliant

Sociologist’s family history inspires her first book

Victoria Reyes’ research explores a place that figures heavily into her heritage: the Philippines’ Subic Bay
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Grant addresses needs of students struggling in mathematics

Project led by UCR’s Asha Jitendra is supported by nearly $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Grant funds study of sexual abuse in religious communities

Supported by $550,000, a team of researchers led by UCR's Amanda Lucia will examine why and how sexual abuse persists across a range of religious traditions

Center for Social Innovation launches regional platform for public discourse

The SoCal Policy Forum platform is a collaboration between UCR and Southern California News Group
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

What was behind 'vote switching' in the 2016 election?

Study pinpoints concerns about race and immigration — not economic ones — as likely determinants of vote switching

Want to see California on the rise? Look inland

A new coalition headed by a UCR professor wants to change the way you think about the regions beyond California’s coast

The trip of an after-lifetime?

UCR's John Martin Fischer examines near-death experiences through a philosophical lens