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MPRC faculty contribute to theoretical and applied developments in their various fields as well as to discussions that impact public policy. Some recent news stories are abstracted below.

Rashawn Ray on community policing

Rashawn Ray on community policing

Interview with Minnesota Public Radio explores implicit bias

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Rashawn Ray interviewed on Ahmaud Arbery's shooting case at NPR

Rashawn Ray interviewed on Ahmaud Arbery's shooting case at NPR

As the country mourns Ahmaud Arbery's death, NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with University of Maryland sociology professor Rashawn Ray about why men of color disarm themselves as a defense mechanism.

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Frauke Kreuter featured in The Baltimore Sun on New Data Collection on COVID-19 with Facebook

Frauke Kreuter featured in The Baltimore Sun on New Data Collection on COVID-19 with Facebook

Faculty at the University of Maryland have been working with Facebook to design a worldwide survey aimed at collecting coronavirus data during the global pandemic.

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Rashawn Ray featured in CBS Baltimore on Communities of Color disproportionally hit by COVID-19

Rashawn Ray featured in CBS Baltimore on Communities of Color disproportionally hit by COVID-19

Statistics show African Americans are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus, and new research found certain pre-existing conditions may put them at higher risk.

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