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Making Sense of the 2008 Presidential Election in Real TimeLoraine Terrell
On November 5, 2008, faculty members from the Department of Political Science participated in a lively, open discussion of the historical results — and significance — of the 2008 Presidential election.
This interactive video presentation of the event features panelists’ introductory remarks and their answers to some audience questions.
Sociologist Melissa Wilde offers a new explanation for the revolutionary transformation of the Roman Catholic Church.Peter Nichols
Many Catholics believe that continuity and change come to their church t
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
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