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Barr-Melej Spotlighted in Chilean Rock-Music Magazine

Patrick Barr-Melej

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History and Interim Executive Director of the Center for International Studies, was interviewed by the Chilean music magazine Rockaxis for a recent special edition on rock music and Chilean musical icon Víctor Jara. Jara, who was murdered by the emergent military regime of Gen. Augusto […]

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April 16, 2021 at 5:01 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Thompson Writes about Green Roof in Living Architecture Monitor

Schoonover Green Roof in August 2020. Photo: Maddy Salyer (Scripps College photojournalism major)

Dr. Kim Thompson authored a story headlined Green Roof Offers Learning Opportunities at Ohio University in the Living Architecture Monitor. Thompson, associate professor of instruction in Environmental & Plant Biology, also leads the Sustainable Living Hub at OHIO. In the article, she describes how the green roof project came together […]

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April 6, 2021 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Stigall Discusses Gender in Geology in ‘Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology’

Dr. Stigall with ordovician rocks, containing brachiopods, at the Oslo Fjord, Norway

 Dr. Alycia Stigall is among women geologists—from the early trailblazers to today’s prominent scientists—featured in a new Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology exhibit at the Museum of the Earth, which includes a focus on gendered issues within the field of geology. Stigall is professor and chair of […]

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April 2, 2021 at 1:38 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Messenger Quotes Dhanani on Violence against Asian Women

Dr. Lindsay Dhanani

The Athens Messenger quotes Lindsay Dhanani in a story headlined “Athenians speak out against anti-Asian racism.” Dhanani is an assistant professor of Psychology at Ohio University. Dr. Lindsay Dhanani, a professor of psychology at Ohio University, spoke during the rally about the problem Asian women face of being fetishized by […]

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March 30, 2021 at 12:15 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Work by Three Retired Geology Professors Cited in News Stories

Work by three retired Geology Department faculty was recently cited in news stories about their research: David Kidder, Damian Nance and Thomas Worsley. A geoscience magazine (GEOExPro) write about The Supercontinent Cycle: Patterns and Impacts: …This line of thinking was taken up by Thomas Worsley of Ohio University at Athens […]

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March 26, 2021 at 8:29 amFaculty in the News In the News

NBC News Quotes Houser on Effect of La Niña

Dr. Jana Houser

NBC News quoted Jana Houser extensively in a story headlined “Tornado forecast: La Niña year could bring supercharged season.” Houser is Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University. “One of the things that La Niña does is it tends to result in a more wavy jet stream,” said Jana Houser, an […]

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March 25, 2021 at 6:35 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Mattson Tells Arts Fuse How Punk Rock Led to Interest in Intellectual History

Dr. Kevin Mattson with his new book on punk rock.

The Arts Fuse interviews Dr. Kevin Mattson on a Genuine Culture War — Punks versus Reagan. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. He recently authored WE’RE NOT HERE TO ENTERTAIN: Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America, documenting how the […]

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March 25, 2021 at 2:09 pmFaculty in the News In the News