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Shorey Authors ‘Do Alcohol and Marijuana Increase the Risk for Female Dating Violence Victimization?’

Dr. Ryan Shorey

Dr. Ryan Shorey, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, co-authored an article in Psychology of Violence on “Do Alcohol and Marijuana Increase the Risk for Female Dating Violence Victimization? A Prospective Daily Diary Investigation.” Abstract Objective: Dating violence is a serious and prevalent problem, with females being victimized by […]

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November 30, 2016 at 11:49 amResearch

Masson Awarded Grant from American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund

Masson Awarded Grant from American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund

Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, was awarded a two-year grant for $110,000 from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund in March 2016 to study the encapsulation of hydrocarbons into Cucurbiturils, a family of hollow pumpkin-shaped molecules that the Masson group has been investigating since 2008. […]

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November 30, 2016 at 10:56 amResearch

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon Team Reaches a Milestone

Bobcat Nano-wagon

The Ohio Bobcat Nano-wagon team reached a milestone in June 2016 when the group of Dr. Eric Masson, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, completed the synthesis of the nanocar that will compete in the first-ever race of molecular cars in Toulouse, France, end of April 2017. Graduate students Mersad […]

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November 30, 2016 at 10:26 amResearch

Figueroa Presents a Paper at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Melissa Figueroa

Dr. Melissa Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Spanish, presented a paper on “Theater Reminiscences: The Politics of Memory after the Expulsion of the Moriscos” at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in Boston. The paper explored how the Moriscos—descendants of Muslims in Spain who were forced to convert […]

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November 29, 2016 at 3:32 pmResearch

Graduate Student’s Debut Novel Receives Rave Reviews

Michelle Pretorius, creative writing doctoral student

by Kristin M. Distel Doctoral student Michelle Pretorius’ novel, The Monster’s Daughter, has received many glowing reviews from domestic and international outlets. The novel, Pretorius’s first, was published in July 2016 by Melville House and Audible. The Monster’s Daughter takes as one of its two main characters Alet Berg, a […]

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November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pmIn the News Research Students in the News

Barr-Melej Authors ‘Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship’

Barr-Melej Authors ‘Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship’

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, authored his second book, Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship. The publication date, through the University of North Carolina Press, is May 15, 2017. Abstract: Barr-Melej here illuminates modern Chilean history with an […]

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November 28, 2016 at 12:34 pmResearch

Kaufman Article: ‘Penal State’s Interventionist, Covert, and Negligent Modalities of Control’

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, co-authored an article on “Beyond Punishment: The Penal State’s Interventionist, Covert, and Negligent Modalities of Control” in Law & Social Inquiry, the journal of the American Bar Foundation. Her co-authors are Joshua Kaiser, a Law and Social Science Fellow at […]

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November 27, 2016 at 6:37 pmResearch