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The Third Sector & Climate Change: A Literature Review & Agenda for Future Research and Action

December 6th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am PST - This article presents a summary review of the literature on...


November 2021

The Global Civil Society & Sustainable Development lab was awarded the Seed Grant from Stanford’s Center on Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.

October 2021

Climate Change and The Voluntary Sector Virtual Speaker Series

The Global Civil Society & Sustainable Development lab hosted the Climate Change and The Voluntary Sector Virtual Speaker Series. The project investigates institutional vulnerability to climate change within the charitable sector. 

Beth Gazley – Professor, Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs; Associate Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs Indiana University

Sept 2021

Our op-ed in the Washington Post discusses the importance of including climate change education in civics and history classes.

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Sep 2021

Aaron Tester joins GCCSD as a post-doc. Dr Tester received his PhD in sociology at UC Irvine. His research focuses on environmental, economic, and political changes from a global-comparative perspective. He has ongoing work on deforestation, foreign direct investment, and decentralization across countries. 

Nov 2020

Our research, discussed at Stanford’s Center for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), shows how Natural Language Processing reveals differences in how Texas history textbooks treat men, women, and people of color.

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Nov 2019

Stanford Report and the Graduate School of Education describe our research revealing that social movements increasingly appear in textbooks worldwide — but more often as part of history and less as a form of contemporary citizenship.

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