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December 2020

“Voting after Shelby: Did pre-clearance matter?” Ariel White, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Voting after Shelby: Did pre-clearance matter?” Ariel White, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (co-authored with Mayya Komisarchik) Abstract: Nearly five decades after the passage of the Voting Rights Act, the law was dramatically changed by the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder. The court effectively removed the “preclearance” process that had required places with a history of racial discrimination to get Justice Department approval before changing their voting procedures. Dissenting justices and voting-rights advocates feared that this decision could…

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Population-Based Modeling and Measurement of COVID-19

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Population-Based Modeling and Measurement of COVID-19” Christina Ramirez, Prof. of Biostatistics UCLA Mark Handcock, Prof. of Statistics UCLA Patrick Heuveline, Prof. of Sociology UCLA Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Prof. of Community Health Sciences

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January 2021

Cecilia Menjívar, UC Los Angeles

January 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cecilia Menjívar, UC Los Angeles “TBD” Bio: Prof. Menjívar is a Professor and Dorothy L. Meier Social Equities Chair, her research focuses on the structural roots of inequalities and on how individuals’ social locations shape their responses to such conditions. More on Prof. Menjívar

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