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Summary: Find out what new psychological research says about attitudes toward race and ethnicity, immigration, and presidential elections.

Summary: On May 18, 2012 a congressional briefing on “New Technological Approaches to Combating Modern-Day Slavery,” was organized by SPSSI James Marshall Public Policy Scholar Angel W. Colón-Rivera who serves as Policy Advisor for Congressman Hastings.

Summary: On May 18, 2012 a congressional briefing on “New Technological Approaches to Combating Modern-Day Slavery,” was organized by SPSSI James Marshall Public Policy Scholar Angel W. Colón-Rivera who serves as Policy Advisor for Congressman Hastings.

Summary: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano discusses human trafficking and women in politics at the Center for American Progress.

Summary: The American Psychological Association holds a congressional briefing to present the findings of their new report on Immigration

Summary: Part I in a webinar series on research on political beliefs and policy communication.

Summary: Part II in a webinar series on research on political beliefs and policy communication.

Summary: The Center for American Progress holds a discussion on how damage from climate change can lead to migration and conflict in Northwest Africa.

Summary: The U.S. Congress hears testimony on the role of publishers in providing access to scientific knowledge.

Summary: Two commissioners and the chairman of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry for Syria discuss their research and a recently released report on the human rights crisis in Syria.

Summary: Social changes, the media, and communications technologies have created a complex new environment for policy makers. In this webinar, psychologists, communications scientists, and political scientists present current research from their fields.

Summary: Antony Blinken, deputy assistant to President Obama and national security advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, describes today’s Iraq as a place that is less violent, more democratic, and more prosperous than in recent times

Summary: The high-level round table, proctored by H.E. Ms. Marjon V. Kamara, Ambassador of Liberia to the United Nations, invited spokespersons from countries around the world to discuss the challenges of empowering rural women.

Summary: SPSSI is seeking applications for the 2012 James Marshall Post-Doctoral Public Policy Fellowship to be received by April 15.

Summary: Last Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear the evidence from Fisher v. University of Texas on a case of affirmative action.

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