Intersections of the Media, Race, and Politics in the United States with Prof. Simmons

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Join Associate Professor of Sociology Alicia Simmons as she discusses her research related to the intersections of the media, race, and politics in the United States. Professor Simmons uses data to shed light on subjects that include how different variables, such as protests, can impact media depictions of police shootings, and how the media’s portrayal of race and crime helps to shape criminal justice policy preferences among the public.

Simmons is the third professor to be featured on ‘13,’ Colgate’s new podcast that asks 13 questions of one Colgate community member. Previous episodes dive into the political science research of Assistant Professor of Political Science Danielle Lupton and journey to the ancient world with Roy D. and Margaret B. Wooster Professor of the Classics Robert Garland.