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College senior Emily Goshey explores the Philadelphia Muslim culture.Blake Cole
As a double major in Religious Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, concentrating on Arabic and Islamic Studies, Emily Goshey, C’13, was accustomed to immersing herself in other cultures while in the classroom. But as she was exposed to more and more of the curriculum, she realized something was missing.
Associate Professor of Political Science John Lapinski sheds light on the polling process in the last days before the election.Blake Cole
With Election Day less than a week away, politicians, pundits and citizens alike are scrambling for the latest political polls in hopes of any indication as to who might come out on top.
Doctoral student Mara-Cecilia Ostfeld investigates Latino voter identity.Blake Cole
In an effort to help predict trends among the electorate, pundits and pollsters often characterize large portions of voters as belonging to a certain demographic that by and large votes the same.
Associate Professor of Psychology Sara Jaffee investigates early childhood behavior.Blake Cole
All parents have experienced it—the temper tantrum at the grocery store, the tears on the first day of kindergarten. What if there was a way to predict behavioral issues and anticipate intervention methods?
Assistant Professor of Political Science Marc Meredith dissects the 2012 campaigns.Blake Cole and Brea DeFeo
With less than 40 days until millions of Americans cast their vote for the next president of the United States, the electorate is still brimming with questions.
Senior Autumn Patterson Travels the Globe in Preparation for a Career in Foreign Service.Blake Cole
Professors of Economics Dirk Krueger and Jesús Fernández-Villaverde discuss the state of the European economy.Susan Ahlborn
Matt Levendusky provides political insight on factors influencing voters’ decisions.Brea DeFeo
The 2012 election is heating up fast and few are following it as closely as Matt Levendusky, Assistant Professor of Political Science.
Associate Professor of Classical Studies Thomas Tartaron discusses the evolution of the Olympic Games.Blake Cole
Imagine flipping on the television after a long four years, hungry for Olympic coverage, and after one 192-meter race, the closing ceremony begins. It would be a huge letdown; but in 776 B.C., this single event was the talk of the town, says Thomas Tartaron.
Associate Professor of Philosophy Kok-Chor Tan examines the intricacies of distributive justice on a global scale.Blake Cole
Bad luck. We’ve all experienced it—the car breakdown on the way to work; the AC sputtering out on the hottest day of the year. Some bad luck isn’t as easy to recover from, though, especially when it veers into the tragic: natural disasters, serious health concerns and crippling poverty.
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