sociology

Engage Magazine Feature: COSSPP Researchers Find Lead Exposure is Linked to IQ Loss

COSSPP researchers published a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in February 2022 that estimates exposure to lead has robbed Americans on average 2.6 IQ points per person. The study was groundbreaking, garnering widespread interest from news media and reaching over 1.5 billion.

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.”

COSSPP professor to give plenary talk at NIH Conference October 26

Associate Director of the Public Health Program and Assistant Professor of Sociology Patricia Homan, Ph.D., is slated to present at the NIH’s Gender and Health Conference later this month.

The conference will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT. Dr. Homan is slated to speak at 11:55 a.m. EDT.