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Jenesse Miller

Jenesse Miller is a media relations specialist with USC University Communications. She previously worked in communications for health and environment organizations, and earned a Master’s in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley.

Stories by Jenesse Miller:

Supreme court fight
President Donald Trump has nominated a conservative judge to the court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Photo/Pixabay)

What to make of the fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court replacement

A lot remains unclear about the brewing battle — from the timing and how it might help or hurt the presidential candidates, to whether it will galvanize voters motivated by issues like abortion, religious freedom and health care. USC experts weigh in.

Coronavirus survey
Since mid-March, researchers with the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research have surveyed U.S. adults regarding their perceptions and attitudes about coronavirus and its impact on their lives. (Photo/Pixabay)

COVID-19-fueled anxiety and depression peaked in early April, then declined

The latest data from USC Dornsife’s ongoing coronavirus survey reveal that rates of mental distress rose primarily during the early days of the pandemic due to both financial and health concerns.