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The Kenyon Profcast is a long-form interview podcast with members of the faculty or staff of Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio, USA) about their research. It is produced at Kenyon's recording facilities and hosted by Professor Dan Hartnett.

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The Kenyon Profcast is a long-form interview podcast with members of the faculty or staff of Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio, USA) about their research. It is produced at Kenyon's recording facilities and hosted by Professor Dan Hartnett.

    "Where is all the money when we pay electronically?" with PJ Glandon

    "Where is all the money when we pay electronically?" with PJ Glandon

    Associate Professor of Economics, PJ Glandon, chats with us about the differences between Macro- and Micro- Economics and offers some insight about how to shop the deals!

    • 34 min
    "How do you make a polymer?" with Yutan Getzler

    "How do you make a polymer?" with Yutan Getzler

    Yutan Getzler, associate professor of chemistry, analogizes catalyst functions and polymer-making to cooking and other household tasks. 

    • 33 min
    "Are all chemicals bad for us?" with Sheryl Hempkin

    "Are all chemicals bad for us?" with Sheryl Hempkin

    Sheryl Hempkin, Associate Provost and physical chemist, offers an inside look at her research on astrocytes and explains how a computational approach helps us understand how different chemicals can affect the brain.

    • 27 min
    "What is our place in the universe?" with Jason Waller

    "What is our place in the universe?" with Jason Waller

    Jason Waller, associate professor of philosophy, breaks down metaphysics and describes his new projects and how students play a role in his research. 

    • 33 min
    "Is the Universe Flat?" with Tom Giblin

    "Is the Universe Flat?" with Tom Giblin

    Tom Giblin, Associate Professor of Physics and expert in cosmology, astrophysics, gravitational waves, and computational physics, gives us a glimpse of all there is to be discovered about the universe.

    • 32 min
    "Will A.I replace scholars in literary analysis?" with Kate Elkins

    "Will A.I replace scholars in literary analysis?" with Kate Elkins

    NEH Dist Teaching Associate Professor of Comparative Literature & Humanities discusses how she works with students and computers to track literary trends.

    • 31 min

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