The Intersection of Law, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence

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What if while conducting our everyday, digitally-connected social lives — shopping on Amazon, sharing photos on Facebook, networking on LinkedIn — we inadvertently share data with potential employers? What if our race, gender, ability and genetic information are integrated into employment decision-making software or help employers determine who to hire, fire, or promote? What are […]

2018-2019 IHDSC Seed Award Recipients

Recipients of the 2018-19 Seed Awards

Every year, IHDSC provides support for NYU faculty to conduct multidisciplinary research on human development and changing social contexts. A central goal of the Seed Awards is to bridge the longstanding disconnect between research in human development across the lifespan and policies and practices that affect children, youth, adults, and families. Read more about previously funded projects. […]

Community Screening: Crime + Punishment

The Institute of Human Development and Social Change, the Department of Sociology, and NYU Strategies to Reduce Inequality at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research are pleased to sponsor a free community screening of Crime + Punishment on Thursday, January 31st. A semifinalist for the 91st Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, Crime + Punishment tells the story of N.Y.P. D. whistleblowers […]

The Intersection of Research and Civic Engagement

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As the November 6th midterm election approaches, politicians and voters continue to debate policies and issues tied to IHDSC’s areas of research. On the Ground surveyed our faculty affiliate network about the intersection of research and civic engagement. With perspectives from social, behavioral, educational, policy, and health sciences, our faculty provided insightful commentary on evidence-based […]

IHDSC’s Newest Faculty Affiliates

IHDSC’s diverse network of faculty affiliates pursue rigorous and relevant research that informs education policy, reduces inequality, improves well-being, and promotes justice for all. IHDSC encourages collaboration across disciplines and fosters a research community that embraces interdisciplinary approaches to addressing the pressing research questions of our day. This year, IHDSC welcomed five new faculty affiliates […]

ICYMI: IHDSC’s 2017-2018 Seed Award Recipients

Every year, IHDSC provides Seed Award support for NYU faculty to conduct multidisciplinary research on human development and changing social contexts. A central goal of the Seed Awards is to bridge the longstanding disconnect between research in human development across the lifespan and policies and practices that affect children, youth, adults, and families. In April, […]