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Zine Magubane

Racial bias is not the only factor fueling racial tension in the U.S., said Associate Professor of Sociology Zine Magubane, who cited issues related to the economy, healthcare, education, and unemployment in an interview with NECN (her comments begins at :50).

Heather Cox Richardson

Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson's research of the GOP is cited by a columnist writing about "the apotheosis" of Trump in today's New York Times.

Emily Thorson

It would be easy to believe that Americans are falling in love with Donald Trump, according to Assistant Professor of Political Science Emily Thorson, who wrote on the election for an audience outside the U.S. in an essay for The Hindu.

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause explains the causes and effects of “price-tag” violence, a new strategy utilized by Israeli settlers in the West Bank in a new article in the journal Terrorism and Political Violence.

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

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David Broido

Boston College Professor of Physics David Broido is part of a team of researchers from six universities awarded a five-year, $7.5-million grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop new, highly efficient heat-conducting materials. BC News

Who blames the victim? Some respond with scorn, others with sympathy. Psychology researcher Liane Young and alumna Laura Niemi explore why.

Research Highlight

BC Earns Highest Research Classification

Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a designation assigned by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. BC News

Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Learn about "Five science laboratories and their undergraduate researchers."