Research

Dec 18, 2018

Remarkable Researcher: Psychology Major Jessica Hernandez

Psychology major Jessica Hernandez has a passion for early educational intervention and equitable treatment for all students. See how she explored her interest at NC State through undergraduate research.

Dec 18, 2018  |  NC State News

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

A new study from NC State psychologists finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.

Dec 5, 2018

Fulbright American Security Seminar Highlights NC State Expertise

NC State experts in public policy, sociology and political science will lead the Fulbright American Security Seminar for 90 visiting Fulbright research scholars, focusing on issues of energy, food insecurity and disaster relief.

Nov 28, 2018

Kudos to Kuzma: Distinguished Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Jennifer Kuzma has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Kuzma is the college's Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-directs NC State's Genetic Engineering and Society Center.

Nov 26, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study from political science professor Steven Greene finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.

Oct 3, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

Sep 20, 2018

College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.

Sep 10, 2018  |  NC State News

Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education

Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.

Sep 6, 2018  |  NC State News

New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick

Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.

Aug 20, 2018  |  NC State News

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

In a new paper, philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic proposes a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.