Since 2005, New Hampshire has experienced an increase in the frequency and severity of flooding: heavy rains, high rivers, disaster spending and news coverage of flooding all set new records during this decade. But new research from UNH has found that even in the counties most affected by flooding, people's political ideology is the strongest predictor of whether they believe flooding has become more frequent. Learn more.
Carmen García de la Rasilla, associate professor of Spanish, and Jorge Abril Sánchez, lecturer in Spanish have teamed up to edit a new collection of essays on Miguel de Cervantes’ “Don Quixote,” celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of the novel’s second part. The collection includes two essays by Rasilla. Learn more.
The University of New Hampshire was one of nine organizations across the country to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to conduct research that explores the most effective approaches to providing support and services to victims from underserved and marginalized populations. UNH’s Prevention Innovations Research Center received nearly $400,000 to study a trauma-informed residential program in Phoenix, Ariz., for victims of domestic violence who struggle with substance use disorders. Learn more.
Alynna Lyon, associate professor of political science, has written a book that explores the United States' relationship to the United Nations. In "US Politics and the United Nations: A Tale of Dysfunctional Dynamics" (Lynne Rienner Publishers), Lyon examines the waxing and waning of U.S. support for the U.N., tracing events, actions and decisions from the end of World War I to the present. Learn more.