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Cecilia Hyunjung Mo Archives

Progess isn’t progress unless it happens for you

Oct. 16, 2017—People who don't prosper when the overall economy does well tend to feel dispossessed and angry.

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Teach for America service leads to empathy

Jul. 19, 2017—Two years with Teach for American influences participants to empathize with the poorer members of society and accept that poverty isn't a choice, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Hetherington, Mo win American Political Science Association awards

May. 27, 2016—Marc Hetherington and Cecelia Mo will collect prestigious awards in September for their research in political science.

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The most popular research stories of 2015

Dec. 28, 2015—With discoveries ranging from the origins of consciousness to the end of the universe, 2015 was a year of incredibly diverse research at Vanderbilt University.

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VUCast: Who looks like a leader to you?

Dec. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Find out why gender matters when you envision a president, leader or CEO; see what Vanderbilt blasted into space and what it's doing now; and learn how the price of cigarettes is saving babies' lives.

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Sexism rules in the ballot booth unless voters have more information

Nov. 9, 2015—Female candidates have to be more qualified than their male opponents to prevail in an election because many people don’t see women as leaders, according to research that reveals hidden bias that can emerge in the voting booth.

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Kudos: Read about the latest faculty and student awards and achievements

Sep. 23, 2015—Read about the latest faculty and student awards and achievements.

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Study: Raises for elected representatives could lead to better representation

Aug. 4, 2015—Paying elected representatives more in salary and benefits may make them more responsive to voters, according to a new study co-authored by Vanderbilt's Cecilia Mo.

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Human trafficking researcher can comment on bipartisan bill

Apr. 21, 2015—Human trafficking expert Cecilia Hyunjung Mo is optimistic about the progress being made on a bipartisan bill to fight human trafficking. But she says additional steps must be taken by lawmakers, companies and consumers.

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Vanderbilt researcher working to fight human trafficking, slavery

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt political scientist Cecilia Mo has won a $1 million grant from the Labor Department to fight human trafficking.

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Trends indicate Asian Americans should be turning Republican – but they’re not

Jun. 11, 2014—It's a puzzler that political scientists want to understand and strategists want to exploit: Asian Americans lean decidedly to the Democratic Party, despite many factors that indicate they should be a natural fit for the Republicans.

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VUCast: Eat More, Lose Weight!

Jan. 16, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Eat more, lose weight! A Vandy nutritionist shows how it works Anger in the court! Why ticked-off judges may be better judges. See what inspires some of our professors to teach.

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