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Rodríguez Grant


Rodríguez and team awarded $2 million to study declining life expectancies.

Coinciding with reports by various media outlets on these new results, DPE Professor Javier Rodríguez and his research team from the University of Michigan have been awarded a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to tackle this area. The 5-year RO1 research grant provides more than $2 million for their project "Economic distress and growing educational disparities in life expectancy: Weathering, high effort coping, and despair." Read more.

Students & Alumni News Students & Alumni News


A new Faces of CGU video, profiling CGU economics PhD candidate Heather Huffman

Heather comes from a small family business background. Her family owns a successful creamery in Saint Paul, MN, called the Grand Ole Creamery. As a representative of The Grand Olde Creamery, Heather has taken her CGU economics and public policy research to the Saint Paul mayor's office to advocate on behalf of small businesses, and she even owned her own salon for a while.

Opportunities Opportunities

  • The Department of Political Science at California Lutheran University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Political Science who is committed to teaching, research, and service at a Hispanic Serving and McNair institution. More information, please click here.
  • The University of Delaware's academic leadership invites applications for a position in American politics at the rank of assistant professor (tenure track) beginning September 1, 2019. The successful applicant must have a PhD by August 31, 2019. More information, please click here.

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