Recorded Research Webinars

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The Carsey School of Public Policy is synonymous with applied research that influences legislative policy and helps to maintain an informed public. The Carsey School employs a cadre of leading research scientists and policy analysts working in a variety of research fields, including Demography, Vulnerable Populations, Environment and Climate Change, and School Funding.

This research is presented to the public through regularly published briefs and articles and, whenever possible, through online webinars and interviews like those below. Our Research webinars give viewers the opportunity to meet our authors first-hand and to hear them discuss the key findings of their research.


Recent Research Webinar

Prevention Failures and the Resurgence of Black Lung in Central Appalachia

Aysha Bodenhamer, an Assistant Professor of Sociology with Radford University's College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, joined us for a webinar on her research into the resurgence of black lung in the United States’ Appalachia region. Aysha's research generally examines the intersection of energy, environment, and human populations. Listen in as she shares the motivation for her publication, 'Outlaw Operators': Prevention Failures and the Resurgence of Black Lung in Central Appalachia.

Recorded Research Webinars Organized by Subject Matter

Prevention Failures and the Resurgence of Black Lung in Central Appalachia

Aysha Bodenhamer, an Assistant Professor of Sociology with Radford University's College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, joined us for a webinar on her research into the resurgence of black lung in the United States’ Appalachia region. Listen in as she shares the motivation for her publication, 'Outlaw Operators': Prevention Failures and the Resurgence of Black Lung in Central Appalachia.

What Do We Know About What to Do With Dams?

Carsey School of Public Policy researchers Simone Chapman, Catherine Ashcraft and Larry Hamilton to discuss their latest research, What Do We Know About What to Do With Dams?, which they co-authored along with Kevin Gardner.

Views of a Fast-Moving Pandemic

Join Carsey School Faculty Fellows Thomas Safford and Lawrence Hamilton as they present the findings from their most recent research, Views of a Fast-Moving Pandemic: A Survey of Granite Staters’ Responses to COVID-19.

U.S. Fertility Rates & Births Continue to Diminish

National Center for Health Statistics data for 2019 show the lowest fertility rates on record and just 3,746,000 births—the fewest since 1985. Listen in as Carsey School Senior Demographer Ken Johnson discusses what this means for the U.S. population.

Why People Move to and Stay in New Hampshire

Ken Johnson, senior demographer with the Carsey School of Public Policy, and Kristine Bundschuh, a 2018 Nordblom Fellow with Carsey, discuss their recent research brief, titled Why People Move to and Stay in New Hampshire.

An Older Population Increases Estimated COVID-19 Death Rates in Rural America

Carsey School Senior Demographer Ken Johnson discusses his latest research brief, An Older Population Increases Estimated COVID-19 Death Rates in Rural America.

New Hampshire’s Changing Demographics and its Impact on Politics and the Primary

Join Carsey School Senior Demographer Ken Johnson and UNH Professor of Political Science Dante Scala as they discuss the results of their latest research on how New Hampshire’s changing demographics have also resulted in changes to the state’s political landscape.

Deaths Exceeded Births in Nearly Half of U.S. Counties Last Year

Carsey School Senior Demographer Ken Johnson discusses his latest research brief, Deaths Exceeded Births in Nearly Half of U.S. Counties Last Year, which found that fewer births and more deaths has reduced population growth to a 100-year low.

Update on the State-by-State Jobs Data

Carsey School of Public Policy Director Michael Ettlinger returns to discuss the latest data for the report COVID-19 Economic Crisis, along with report co-author and Carsey School Policy Analyst Jordan Hensley and Carsey Research Assistant Professor Jessica Carson.

Research Into the Economic Impact of COVID-19

For this week's Carsey Roundup, Carsey's Director of Academic Programs Dan Bromberg interviews Carsey School Director Michael Ettlinger regarding his recent research into the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Trusting Scientists More Than the Government

Carsey School Faculty Fellow Lawrence Hamilton sits down for a discussion and Q&A about his latest research brief, Trusting Scientists More Than the Government – New Hampshire Perceptions of the Pandemic.

Research into Public Trust of Law Enforcement in an Age of Video Surveillance

Michele Holt-Shannon, Director of New Hampshire Listens, sits down with Dan Bromberg, Director of Academics at Carsey, to discuss his research into police body-worn cameras and how law enforcement trust in citizens, the media, and fellow officers can affect a willingness to share police video footage with the public and how his research relates to recent U.S. events.

The Fragile Relationship Between Police Officers and Citizens in an Age of Video Surveillance

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academics for the Carsey School of Public Policy, discusses his research into police body-worn cameras and how law enforcement trust in citizens, the media, and fellow officers can affect a willingness to share police video footage with the public.

Allowing DC Statehood & its Effects on Underrepresented Populations in the US Senate

Michele Holt-Shannon, Director of NH Listens, interviews Michael Ettlinger, Carsey School Director, and Jordan Hensley, Carsey School Policy Analyst, regarding their research into the underrepresentation of Black, Hispanic, and Asian residents in the U.S. Senate and how adding senators from Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico would affect representation in the Senate.

 

Innovation in Food Access Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Carsey School researcher Jessica Carson discusses her latest analysis into innovative efforts by government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and volunteer networks in supplying food and food-related support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Poverty-Reducing Effects of the EITC & Other Safety Nets for Young Parents

Research Assistant Professor Jessica Carson of the Carsey School explores the poverty-reducing effects of key federal safety net programs among 18-24 year old (“young adult”) parents.

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch Eligibility by New Hampshire State Legislative District

Authors Sarah Boege and Jessica Carson translate New Hampshire free and reduced-price lunch eligibility data from the school level to the state House of Representatives legislative district level. Their new research helps with understanding the distribution of low-income families across the state and the extent to which child nutrition programs are especially relevant in their districts.

Learning the Skills to Communicate Research

Learn about the intersection of Research and Communication in a conversation with Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs, and Jessica Carson, Research Assistant Professor at Carsey, as they discuss what it takes to conduct research and communicate that research to a wider audience.

Collaborative Governance Simulation Teaching at Carsey

Carsey's Academic Director Dan Bromberg sits down with Carsey School faculty member Carolyn Arcand to discuss the use of collaborative teaching simulations in public policy and administration classrooms and how students can learn from them while having fun.

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