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An interdisciplinary network of scholars and community members focusing on the study of Vermont.

Center for Research on Vermont


Vermont Research: Driving while black, tobacco taxes, garnet chrystals and more...

Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont, a new study by Vermont researcher Stephanie Seguino, explores the racial disparity surrounding traffic stops. The study, pulling data from 29 of the state’s largest police departments, found that black and Hispanic drivers were stopped at a significantly higher rate than white drivers. ...

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Center Hosts French Connections Conference

March 20th, 2017, International Francophonie Day                                                 

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Legislature as Laboratory

It’s mid-morning on March 30 at the Vermont Statehouse, and senior Rachel Peck and first-year student Emily von Weise are listening to experts provide testimony to the Vermont House Judiciary Committee on the pros and cons of marijuana legalization. They take notes and occasionally step outside into the Capitol hallway to talk ...

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Kathy Fox selected as 2016 Frank Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award Winner

The Center for Research on Vermont has selected Kathy Fox, professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, as the 2016 Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar, for her Vermont research project on offender reintegration.

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