Research

COSSPP professors awarded grant to study climate change and health equity

Two professors in Florida State University’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning received a collaborative grant for over a half-million dollars from the Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions team at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to pursue research on community climate change and health equity.

Research Spotlight: Online Communication Isn’t Always Uncivil

Dr. Deana Rohlinger is a Professor of Sociology, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Community Engagement, and Research Director of the Institute of Politics at Florida State University. Dr. Rohlinger discusses her recently published article, “From ‘Please sir, stay out of it’ to ‘You are an abomination’: (in)civility and emotional expression in emails sent to politicians.”

Research Spotlight: Political Expression on College Campuses

Eli McKown-Dawson – Research Assistant in the DeVoe L. Moore Center (DMC) and FSU student double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Statistics – recently authored a policy brief on campus political climate studying surveys deployed by Heterodox Academy on several campuses. 

FSU researcher finds forest canopies are warmer than previously thought

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Florida State University researcher Stephanie Pau, Ph.D., and team finds that temperatures in forest canopies are higher than previous estimates, threatening forests’ vital role in mitigating global warming.