Welcome to Virginia SSN

About the chapter

The Virginia SSN Chapter was launched in 2021 to create a community of scholars to inform policymakers and journalists about research that can be applied to public discourse and policy decisions.  We work with scholars from higher education institutions across Virginia and believe that a more informed citizenry and more informed policy making improves policy outcomes for our communities and our state. 

Leaders
  • Democracy & Governance
James Madison University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Education
Bridgewater College
Members
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Economy
University of Virginia
  • Labor
Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Education
  • Inequality
  • Race & Ethnicity
University of Virginia-Main Campus
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Economy
University of Virginia
  • Public Health
  • Environment & Energy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Religion & Values
  • Labor
University of Virginia
  • Criminal Justice
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Race & Ethnicity
Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Science & Technology
Old Dominion University
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
University of Richmond
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Data Coalition
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
  • Inequality
University of Virginia
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Economy
College of William and Mary

Latest Contributions

Constitution Day and a Reflection on Voting Rights

  • Bobbi Gentry

Another Big "Terrorism" Bill is Not the Answer

  • Wesley S. McCann

Teacher Stress and Burnout in Urban Middle Schools

The Social Saftey Net Was Broken Before the Pandemic

    Christopher D. Howard

Latest In The News

"Tax Day Is Misleading," Christopher D. Howard, Income and Wealth, Richmond Times Dispatch, April 14, 2022.
"Build Back Better: The Challenge of Selling a Hybrid on Capitol Hill," Christopher D. Howard, The Hill, January 26, 2022.
Eric Anthony Grollman quoted by Kate Sosin, "For Some Trans People, How Family Handle Names and Pronouns Can Make or Break the Holiday" 19th News, December 22, 2021.
"Build Back Better Helps Affordable Housing," Christopher D. Howard, Richmond Times Dispatch, December 11, 2021.
Benjamin T. Blankenship quoted by Beth McMurtrie The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 5, 2020.

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