Astronomy to Zoology
James Scott, Albertus Magnus College – Penetrating the Blue Wall of Silence
People in stressful jobs often don’t get the mental health help they need. James Scott, assistant professor in the department of criminal justice at Albertus Magnus College, examines one example. Dr. James Scott began his law enforcement career with a stint as a New York City (NYC) Correction Officer. Subsequently, transitioning to the Connecticut State […]
Alauna Safarpour, Gettysburg College – Taking Perspective: Reducing Prejudice in Politics
Reducing prejudice brings many benefits for society. Alauna Safarpour, assistant professor of political science at Gettysburg College, considers how we go about doing so. Dr. Alauna Safarpour is an assistant professor of Political Science at Gettysburg College. Her research interests include race and ethnic politics, prejudice reduction, public opinion, and political participation. Prior to joining […]
Marie-Claire Beaulieu, Tufts University – Greek Mythology in the Garden
Next time you’re in your garden, think Greek. Marie-Claire Beaulieu, associate professor of classical studies at Tufts University, explores the mythology present in this space. Marie-Claire Beaulieu studies the human experience of the natural world in Greek and Roman mythology, religion, and culture. She makes extensive use of computational methods in her work and has […]
Jay Zagorsky, Boston University – Can Important Unions Collapse and Disappear
Unions can seem very strong, until they’re not. Jay Zagorsky, clinical associate professor at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, revisits one union that came and went. Jay Zagorsky is an economist who teaches at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. This summer he taught his 10,000th Boston University student. Professor Zagorsky has […]
Jose Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Reducing E-Commerce Emissions
Shopping from home can also be bad for the environment. Jose Holguin-Veras, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Renssealaer Polytechnic Institute, explores ways to reduce vehicle emissions during shipping. Dr. José Holguín-Veras is the William H. Hart Professor, and Director of the Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment; and the Volvo Research and […]
Ashli Stokes, University of North Carolina Charlotte – Thanksgiving Food and Gratitude
Food is the main event of most Thanksgivings. Ashli Stokes, associate professor in the department of communication studies at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, discusses the importance of preparing something tasty for your family to enjoy this holiday. Dr. Ashli Quesinberry Stokes is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and the Director of the […]
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