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Voices focuses on the innovative work being done by faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences at the Ohio State University. Listen in to find out what's new now!

Voices of Excellence from Arts and Sciences The Ohio State University

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Voices focuses on the innovative work being done by faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences at the Ohio State University. Listen in to find out what's new now!

    Andrea Sims on what can and can't be a word

    Andrea Sims on what can and can't be a word

    Andrea Sims, associate professor in the departments of linguistics, and Slavic and East European languages and cultures, studies theoretical morphology, meaning what kinds of words and structures can exist in a particular language. She explores what speakers know, often unconsciously, about what is possible in their language. Listen to her discussion with David Staley on this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 37 min
    "I fell in love with mountain glaciers as a mountaineer," Bryan Mark

    "I fell in love with mountain glaciers as a mountaineer," Bryan Mark

    Bryan Mark, professor of geography, studies climate-glacier-hydrologic dynamics over different time scales and serves as state climatologist of Ohio. He joins David Staley on this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 35 min
    Meg Daly on why animals choose their habitat

    Meg Daly on why animals choose their habitat

    Meg Daly, professor of evolution, ecology and organismal biology, studies animal systematics and ecology and serves as associate dean of undergraduate education. She's particularly interested in studying how and why marine animals live where they do, most recently looking at sea anemones that live in temperate marine intertidal ecosystems. She shares her research with David Staley on this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 28 min
    "Our annual conference is like the bar in Star Wars," says Peter Mansoor

    "Our annual conference is like the bar in Star Wars," says Peter Mansoor

    Peter Mansoor, professor and General Raymond E. Mason, Jr., Chair of Military History, researches modern US military history, World War II, the Iraq War, and counterinsurgency warfare. He discusses his most recent research on the 1944-1945 liberation of the Philippines, the five types of military history, and the surprising breadth of attendees at military history conferences on this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 28 min
    Julie Golomb looks at how our brains make sense of the world

    Julie Golomb looks at how our brains make sense of the world

    Julie Golomb, associate professor of psychology, researches the interactions between visual perception, attention, memory, and eye movements using human behavioral and computational cognitive neuroscience techniques. She's especially interested in questions like, "How do our brains convert patterns of light into rich perceptual experiences, and what can we learn from perceptual errors?" For more of her discussion with David Staley, listen to this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 35 min
    Robin Judd describes what military marriages were like after the Holocaust

    Robin Judd describes what military marriages were like after the Holocaust

    Robin Judd, associate professor of history, explores how European and North African Jewish women met and married American, British, and Canadian soldiers and officers after the Holocaust in her latest book, Love, Liberation, and Loss: Jewish Military Marriages after the Holocaust. Her research illuminates how these couples developed relationships, what policies regulated their marriages, and what happened to the women when they moved to other countries with their husbands to face acculturation in the aftermath of trauma. For more of her discussion with David Staley, listen to this week's Voices of Excellence

    • 34 min

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