Michael Méndez, assistant professor of urban planning and public policy, tells a timely story of people, place, and power in the context of climate change and inequality during this Daybreak Dialogues webinar. The event was presented by ChangeMakers, the School’s premiere support group. Stay tuned for the next Daybreak Dialogues in May.
Opportunities and risks for Biden’s administration
Environmental Peacebuilding Association and the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change & Security Program presents webinar
Associate Dean Richard Matthew, professor of urban planning and public policy and director of the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, moderated this webinar on the opportunities and risks President Joe Biden’s administration will need to navigate in the coming years.
A new review by alumna Rachel Leigh Greenspan, who earned her Ph.D. in psychology and social behavior, and Elizabeth Loftus, distinguished professor of psychological science and criminology, law and society, in the journal Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, finds the abundance of accurate and inaccurate pandemic information, or “infodemic,” can impact people’s memories and beliefs about COVID-19’s impact.
Daniel Stokols, Chancellor’s Emeritus Professor of psychological science and urban planning and public policy, and Raymond Novaco, professor of psychological science, hosted the School’s first “Office Hours,” an informal Zoom meeting with alumni as part of UCI's recent Stay@HOMEcoming. The event was attended by scores of alumni, who updated the professors on their careers and shared memorable times from when they were students. Future “Office Hours” with other faculty members are being planned.