CSBS + CCIL Cancer Research Symposium

Co-sponsored by the Center for Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) and the Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL), the Cancer Research Symposium united researchers across the Illinois campus interested in research addressing aspects of the cancer care continuum. The event kicked off with breakfast and welcoming remarks from CSBS Director Eva M. Pomerantz and CCIL Associate […]

CSBS Small Grant Success Story: Karen Tabb Dina & Tuyet Mai Hoang

In this interview, Professors Tabb Dina and Hoang share their experience as CSBS Small Grant recipients for their research project, The Impact of Racial Bias and Discrimination on Racial-ethnic Minority Women’s Experiences and Healthcare Interactions during Perinatal Period. Karen Tabb Dina, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work. Professor Tabb Dina’s […]

CSBS Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight 

Yukun Yu is a Career Exploration Fellow at CSBS. The Graduate College’s Career Exploration Fellowship Program offers doctoral students the chance to gain mentored work experiences in administrative units within the university. We asked Yukun to share more about her role and experiences at CSBS.  Tell us a little bit about yourself. What motivated you […]

Gun Violence: Prevention and Healing

How does gun violence change us? In the latest episode of the Social Behavioral Coffee Hour, CSBS Research Scientist Peter Ondish, Ph.D., talks with Ruby Mendenhall, professor of African American studies at the University of Illinois. Ruby and Pete discuss how gun violence in our environment changes us in unexpected ways—both psychologically and biologically. They […]

Improving Lives with Evidence-Based Policy

How do governments use evidence to become more effective? Jacob Bowers, professor of political science at the University of Illinois, joins The Social-Behavioral Coffee Hour Podcast to discuss this important topic. Professor Bowers is also affiliated with the Department of Statistics, the European Union Center, and the Center for Social and Behavioral Science at the […]