A new book by Faculty Fellow Terence McDonnell examines why expensive media campaigns that try to harness the power of culture to change beliefs or behavior often fail. Using AIDS campaigns in Ghana as his central case study, he lays out an argument that carries important implications for diverse types of media campaigns around the world.
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Visiting Fellow Amy Erica Smith has received the Award for Early Achievement in Research from the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, where she is assistant professor of political science.
The award, which was formally presented at ISU on September 14, recognizes Iowa State faculty who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in research unusually early in their professional career, including national and international recognition in the academic community and evidence of a positive impact of their research on their discipline.
Work-in-Progress Session: “The Culture Wars in Another America: Evangelicals, Catholics, and Brazilian Democracy”
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