Faculty Highlights

School of Public Policy Hosts Talk on US Jails and Public Hospitals

Sociologist Armando Lara-Millán will speak about his new book, Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity, at a virtual event open to the UMass Amherst community on Wednesday, July 14, at 2 p.m.

The …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Resource Economics Assoc. Professor Christine Crago among researchers to receive $6.3 Million to Ensure Energy Transition is Sustainable and Equitable

The strong integration of social equity into research and training will help to ensure that new investment in green technology and infrastructure benefits all members of society.

“There are difficult questions that arise from a transformation of the electrical grid …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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UMass Amherst Resource Economics Professor Angela de Oliveira Receives $205k NSF Grant to Study In-Kind Charitable Donations

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Angela de Oliveira, professor of experimental and public economics in the department of resource economics, has received a $205,000 standard grant from the National Science Foundation to study the motives, beliefs, and behaviors behind in-kind charitable …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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