Written by: Marcella Babcock
Primary Source: Michigan Policy Wonk Blog, July 18, 2016
Our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- What Is Second Rape And What Can We Do About It? (link is external) Vice President Joe Biden recently spoke about ending violence against women and the stigma of sexual assault. IPPSR affiliate Rebecca Campbell’s research on violence against women is cited.
- The Missing Link Between Diversity And Community (link is external) IPPSR affiliates Jennifer Watling Neal and Zachary Neal’s research on community and self-segregation is discussed in the context of diversifying communities.
- Are American Ideals a Pipe Dream? (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Louise Jezierski is featured in a roundtable discussion on the state of America, including political participation and opportunity.
- Michigan State University Reports Rise in Statewide Seatbelt Usage (link is external) A study completed by MSU researchers shows a 5-year high in seatbelt usage among Michigan drivers.
- MSU Experts Can Discuss Party Conventions, Election Issues (link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann is featured in MSU Today for his expertise on parties and elections.
- How To Vote In August 2 Election (link is external) MSU Extension provides information on voters’ rights and responsibilities ahead of the upcoming election.
- Brexit: A Response From The UK By Richard Collins (link is external) IPPSR affiliate Bill Dutton offers the response to Brexit by a former UK colleague.
- The Way We Pick VPs Is Terrible. The Alternatives Are Even Worse. (link is external) IPPSR Director Matt Grossman talks about the importance of picking a good governing partner.
- Think conventions don’t matter? Don’t say that to Matt Grossmann (link is external) MPLP Dinner Emcee Carol Cain interviews the IPPSR Director on the import of the conventions.
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Marcella Babcock is a doctoral student in political science who conducts research on international development. She previously worked in education policy. At IPPSR, she will be building a database of campus policy experts and compiling research in the issue areas of education, social welfare and criminal justice.