Thursday, November 04, 2021

  • Fifty Shades of Deservingness: An Analysis of State-Level Variation and Effect of Social Constructions on Policy Outcomes

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room: Cypress Room

    COSTalks A Distinguished Speaker Series Event Speaker: Candis Watts SmithAssociate Professor of Political Science at Duke University Abstract: The criminal legal system, gun regulations and rights, immigration and welfare are just some of the policies that impact the everyday lives of U.S. citizens. Many of these policies are shaped and informed based on political ideologies, but they also develop based on …

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  • Biotechnology and Global Health: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic


    This talk is part of Ethically Speaking: A UCF Interdisciplinary Series on Contemporary Moral Issues. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed myriad vulnerabilities and inequities in global health. One major lesson that the world must learn is how biotechnology and access to biotechnical infrastructure have impacted the course of the pandemic and the distribution of its burdens. Discussions of global-health ethics …

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