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Sociologist Jason Schnittker's new study shows that the rise of a genetic model of mental illness has not increased tolerance.Priya Ratneshwar
Undergraduate Lavanya Madhusudan explores the connection between malnutrition and women’s welfare in India.Priya Ratneshwar
In a class on health policy in South Asia, Health and Societies major Lavanya Madhusudan, C’09, was singularly affected by a documentary about the malnutrition of females in India. The film described the plight of girls from a village near the city of Bangalore, where Madhusudan was born.
Political scientist Don Kettl answers questions about the candidates' experience and the challenges they face.Priya Ratneshwar
Don Kettl, the Robert
PIK Professor John Jackson talks about the new reality of race in America.B. Davin Stengel
In his new book, Racial Paranoia: The Unintended Consequences of Political Correctness, Richard Perry University Associate Professor of Communication and Anthropology John L.
Graduate student Jo Cohen studies the relationship between consumption and citizenship in 19th-century America.Loraine Terrell
From “buy American” campaigns to appeals in Chevrolet ads to “refuel Ame
Undergraduate Kojo Minta explores the forces behind human trafficking in Africa.Priya Ratneshwar
Last year, thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa attempted to enter
Ruth Schwartz Cowan’s new book explores the case for genetic screening.Staff
The mapping of the human genome is said to herald a brighter future for
Sociologist Randall Collins argues that violent confrontations go against human hardwiring.Priya Ratneshwar
From genocidal politics half a world away to school shootings in our back
Anthropology major Abby Seldin curates groundbreaking exhibit on Lenape Nation in Pennsylvania.Staff
Anthropology junior Abby Seldin never dreamed that the independent project she began during her sophomore year would end up defining her Penn experience.
Classics professor Thomas Tartaron explores a Bronze Age harbor to understand the mechanisms of expansion and trade in ancient Greece.Loraine Terrell
Some 3,500 years ago on the mainland of Greece, the Mycenaeans began building one of the most powerful state-level societies in the Aegean region. With their rich warrior aristocracy and wide-ranging trade routes, their impact was such that several hundred years after their decline, they became the subjects of Homer’s great epic poems.
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