Associate Professor Katherine Einstein, Assistant Professor Lauren Mattioli, and Assistant Professor Spencer Piston, all of the Department of Political Science, received a grant from the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) to study how court systems across 10 major metropolitan areas are responding to the pandemic.

Additionally, Assistant Professor of Sociology Jessica Simes, who is also the associate director for research at the BU Center for Antiracist Research, has received a grant from SSRC for her project “Policing Race and Place During a Pandemic: A Multi-City Study of Police Contact During COVID-19.” You can read more about both grants at the SSRC website.

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