Jennifer Manganello Named to Advisory Board of Policy Instititute

By |January 30th, 2017|

January 30, 2017

CSDA associate Jennifer Manganello has been named to the advisory committee of AcademyHealth’s Translation and Dissemination Institute.

Find out more at UAlbany NewsCenter.

How Obama became the first president in 36 years to oversee a drop in the federal prison population

By |January 13th, 2017|

January 10, 2017

CSDA Associate Shawn Bushway discusses the decline in the federal prison population in Business Insider.

In Germany, Parents Can Sue the Government for Failing to Provide Child Care

By |January 13th, 2017|

January 10, 2017

CSDA Associate Joanna Dreby’s research on infant deaths was cited in The Atlantic.

New York shootings hit all-time lows: Lessons for other US cities?

By |January 13th, 2017|

January 6, 2017

CSDA associate Shawn Bushway was quoted in an article in The Christian Science Monitor discussing crime rates in New York City.

Christmas comes early for Uber and Lyft

By |January 12th, 2017|

December 24, 2016

Testimony from CSDA Associate Shawn Bushway was cited in the Washington Examiner.

“A fingerprint search of the database that Uber and Lyft would have been forced to use only gives an accurate and complete criminal history for applicants about half of the time, according to testimony from SUNY Albany professor Shawn Bushway.”


New Clues in the Mystery of Women’s Lagging Life Expectancy

By |August 23rd, 2016|

August 22, 2016

CSDA associate Kate Strully was quoted in a recent New York Times article.

“The message you are always getting is that your health is all about your own behaviors: whether you go to the gym, what you put in your mouth,” she said. “This builds a case that sometimes people’s environments are just as […]

Parents helping parents to fight obesity in preschoolers

By |August 17th, 2016|

August 9, 2016

CSDA Associate Janine Jurkowski‘s research on obesity was discussed on the Harvard School of Public Health website.

“When fast food joints are on every corner and fruits and vegetables are costly at the local market, how can parents make sure their children eat a healthy diet?

How can low-income parents ensure their children get enough exercise when they […]

Should science fraudsters have to serve jail time?

By |August 9th, 2016|

August 4, 2016

CSDA Associate Justin Pickett‘s research on the criminalization of data fraud was covered by STAT.

“Most respondents who support criminalization prefer a sentence of incarceration, rather than a fine and/or probation,” according to the researchers, Justin Pickett and Sean Patrick Roche, both of the University at Albany. “The results indicate that slightly over half of all […]

Twitter data powerful resource for researchers

By |July 26th, 2016|

July 12, 2016

A team of researchers, including CSDA associate T.C. Yang, are developing methods to estimate the demographics of Twitter uses in real-time. Read more at Science Blog.

“When Hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey in 2012, many people turned to Twitter to share firsthand information about the disaster.  Twitter has become a useful social media […]

Vast majority of Americans want to criminalize data fraud, says new study

By |July 26th, 2016|

CSDA Associate Justin Pickett‘s research on the criminalization of data fraud was discussed on Retraction Watch.

“he public overwhelming judges both data fraud and selective reporting as morally wrong, and supports a range of serious sanctions for these behaviors. Most notably, the vast majority of Americans support criminalizing data fraud, and many also believe the offense […]