Welcome to Confluence SSN

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About the chapter

Confluence SSN is composed of dedicated scholars from Missouri, southern Illinois, and Kansas looking to enact positive change through policy work in the American Midwest and Upper South. Confluence SSN was founded in 2013 and would like to welcome as many Confluence-area colleagues as they can.

Leaders
  • Civic Engagement
University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Science & Technology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Members
  • Education
Saint Louis University
  • Labor
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Environment & Energy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Washington University in St. Louis
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Housing
University of Illinois at Chicago
Confluence SSN
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Labor
Washington University in St Louis
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Education
  • Labor
Washington University at St. Louis
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Economy
  • Health Care
University of Missouri
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Public Health
Washington University in St. Louis
  • Civic Engagement
Lindenwood University
  • Criminal Justice
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Public Health
Washington University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Media & Public Opinion
University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Criminal Justice
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Health Care
  • Inequality
Washington University in St. Louis

Latest Contributions

5 Years After Muslim Ban, Middle Eastern and North African Americans Remain Hidden | Opinion

  • Neda Maghbouleh
  • Ariela Schachter
  • René D. Flores

How Inequality and Politics Influence Government Responses to Natural Disasters

  • Fernando Tormos-Aponte
  • Gustavo García-López
  • Mary Angelica Painter

St. Louis Public Schools in Peril

  • Damen Alexander

Latest in the News

Richard Rosenfeld quoted on the murder rate at the end of June was on average 37 percent higher than it was at the end of May, "Texas Has Too Many Cases to Reopen, Governor Warns" The New York Times, August 11, 2020.
David C. Kimball quoted on the intricacies of RCV by Alan Greenblatt, "Voting Problems Open the Door to Election Alternatives" Governing, February 5, 2020.
Mary Angelica Painter's research on traffic congestion in American cities discussed by Adam McCann, "Best & Worst Cities to Drive in," WalletHub, September 3, 2019.
Caitlyn Collins's research on working mothers discussed by Aisha Sultan, "America is not for mothers," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 10, 2019.
"Why We Need to Address the Demands of Striking Ride-Hailing Service Drivers," Mary Angelica Painter, The Washington Post, May 8, 2019.

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