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Research and Commentary

Chris Ruhm Batten School

Findings from the Batten School's Christopher Ruhm and colleagues at Harvard question the accuracy of the CDC’s Household Pulse survey on mental health.

Kirsten Gelsdorf

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy professor Kirsten Gelsdorf spoke to UVA Lifetime Learning's podcast about the current state of worldwide humanitarian crises and organizations poised to address them.

Research on the gender gap and political candidates

A new report by Batten School Professor Jennifer Lawless highlights the gender gap in political ambition. The research declares that “politics remains a game for men.”

Childcare for Ukrainian Refugees

Batten Professor Lucy Bassett and co-author write on the importance of childcare for refugees in a new op-ed for The New Humanitarian.

Childcare during refugee crisis

Providing childcare in humanitarian emergencies is a win-win strategy for women and children. It’s time to make it a reality for more families.

Batten Professor Daphna Bassok

Working in partnership with policymakers, Professor Daphna Bassok aims to provide long-term solutions to real-world problems for America's youngest learners.

Brian N. Williams Batten School

Batten Professor Brian N. Williams and students from his PEGLLLLab are working with an award-winning documentary team to launch pilot programs in three different cities to address the growing mental health crisis. 

Medicaid Spill Up Effects Tello-Trillo

Batten professor Sebastian Tello-Trillo shares new research suggesting that health insurance coverage for kids through Medicaid and CHIP helps their moms.

Andrew Pennock Batten Finance Workshop

Batten Professor Andrew Pennock believes personal finance is a life skill, using intentional choices to reflect a person’s values. 

gender differences in law school participation

A new paper by Batten School professor Sophie Trawalter finds gender dynamics in classes are not fixed.