#MeToo Movement Twitter Data Mined by Computer Science Professor
September 10, 2018
Georgetown computer scientist Lisa Singh mines Twitter data around the #MeToo hashtag in collaboration with six other Georgetown professors, developing algorithms to more accurately determine the demographics of people using the hashtag.
Modern Job Loss: New Book Shows Long Legacy in Drama, Fiction and Film
August 28, 2018
English professor Sherry Linkon argues in her new book that the children and grandchildren of former autoworkers, steelworkers and miners who lost their jobs in the 1970s are creating new American genre – deindustrialization literature.
Georgetown Receives $1 million Grant From Bank of America Charitable Foundation
August 27, 2018
A $1 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will support Georgetown research on women's economic mobility and workforce social enterprise.
Black Participation in Social Movements Subject of New Ignatius Seminar
August 23, 2018
Corey Fields, the sociology department’s Idol Family Term Chair, will lead a new Georgetown College Ignatius Seminar this fall on black participation in post-civil rights social movements.
Going to Extremes: New Book Shows How Groups, Nations Radicalize Each Other
August 2, 2018
Psychology professor Fathali Moghaddam focuses on how groups and leaders radicalize each other in his new book, Mutual Radicalization: How Groups and Nations Drive Each Other to Extremes.
NSF Awards Go to Grad Students Researching Cancer, Cognition, Salt Marshes
July 31, 2018
Four Georgetown Ph.D. candidates in psychology, biology and tumor biology receive awards from the National Science Foundation for their potential to contribute to scientific innovation.
Aging Dolphin Mothers Invest More in Last-Born to Increase Survival
July 18, 2018
A new study published today by three Georgetown researchers in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B could provide fresh insights into the evolution of menopause in long-lived mammals.
Measuring Pollution: New Master’s Degree Designed to Improve Environmental Policy
June 1, 2018
A new master’s program that teaches students to measure and analyze potential hazardous substances in the earth’s atmosphere or on its surface so they can make appropriate environmental policy will be offered nights and weekends starting this fall.
Serial Killer Subject of Undergraduate Research Thesis
May 17, 2018
Grace O'Toole (C'18) explored the intersection of psychology and the legal system by focusing her senior thesis on Florida serial killer Aileen Wuornos.
National HIV Surveillance to Improve With Georgetown’s CDC Grant
April 23, 2018
A team of Georgetown researchers receives a $2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide a secure, high-assurance, privacy protection, data-sharing tool for use by public health agencies and departments across the United States.