Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic on Daily Life, Mood and Behavior of Adults with Down Syndrome
Associate professor Sigan Hartley authors this journal article, with co-authors graduate student Victoria Fleming and Brianna Piro-Gambetti, looking at how societal efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 may also have taken a heavy toll …
Keeler joins WPR to talk ‘Mapping Dejope’ project ahead of State of the Tribes address
New article co-authored by Prof Wong explores how consumers rationalize luxury consumption with karmic beliefs
Assist Prof Horowitz new article addresses Global Standards, Corporate Diagrams & Indigenous Agency
This paper, Global Standards, Corporate Diagrams and Indigenous Agency: ExxonMobil in Russia and Alaska, co-authored by Assistant Professor Leah Horowitz, discusses how the government, and others may play important roles in influencing how corporate policies …
Human Ecology collaboration supports women who face housing challenges following prison and jail time
The obstacles women face in trying to rebuild their lives and homes are unique.
Mapping Dejope: Indigenous Histories and Presence in Madison
Kasey Keeler, Assistant Professor of Civil Society & Community Studies and American Indian Studies, is leading an interdisciplinary community-engaged project, “Mapping Dejope: Indigenous Histories and Presence in Madison,” which will collect histories from UW and …
Research on financial vulnerability receives fourth year of funding
U.S. Social Security Administration approves 13 major research projects, investigating a range of social insurance topics, including the Child Tax Credit, the geography of long-term care, the effects of COVID-19 on older adults, and improving trust among those targeted by scams and frauds.
Horowitz: Indigenous cultural heritage preservation and the Dakota Access Pipeline
This paper published in The Geographical Journal [the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, since 1893] represents a “studying-up” of the controversy over federal regulatory processes regarding protection of Lakota and Dakota cultural heritage …
Alzheimer’s disease associated with Down syndrome: a genetic form of dementia
Adults with Down syndrome develop the neuropathological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease and are at very high risk of developing early-onset dementia, which is now the leading cause of death in this population. Diagnosis of dementia remains …