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An economist specializing in inequality explains how a basic income guarantee is just what low-wage workers and the economy need.
Professor Tom Lundberg coordinates the Fibers program in the Department of Art and Art History. He is especially interested in cloth that marks time, carries identity, or migrates with people.
Assistant Professor Leisl Carr Childers studies public history and the American West. Her interest in public lands stems from a love of being outdoors and a passion for horses, which she has brought into the classroom through special courses.
Assistant Professor Orestes “Pat” Hastings’ research explores the mechanisms and processes through which economic inequalities become social inequalities. When he’s not running statistics, he can be found running the trails of Colorado as an ultramarathoner.
Assistant Professor Ziyu Long researches organizational, group, and career communications in the Department of Communication Studies.
Families with different structures parent differently – and that can perpetuate inequality across generations.
We’re aware of the role technology plays in shaping our individual lives, but how does technology affect and influence our society and our future? The specific skills and tools unique to the liberal arts can provide understanding as well as a way to navigate the ways technology does (or doesn’t) advance the human experience.
One of the most spectacular facts of the last two centuries of economic history is the exponential growth in GDP per capita in most of the world. This economic progress, unprecedented in human history, would be impossible without major breakthroughs in technology. Many believe we are on the verge of a new technological revolution that will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) automating a majority of tasks that are currently performed by humans. Should we see AI as liberating or as a destructive force?