Video: CSU professor explains his research on COVID conspiracy theories

Assistant Professor of Political Science Dominik Stecula’s research interest has always been centered around how the media shapes what people believe. In 2020, the global pandemic provided a rare opportunity to study an international emergence of misinformation, conspiracy theories, and the role media plays in shaping people’s political and personal beliefs.

CSU study aims to increase resilience, unity in Colombia’s Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities

In 2018 and 2019, CSU Associate Professor of Political Science Marcela Velasco led a study to understand the complex relationships evolving among Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities along Colombia’s Pacific coast that have endured decades of violent conflict.