Research

Musaraj Article Examines Satire, Intimacy of Corruption in Albania Investigative TV Show

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Corruption, Right On! Hidden Cameras, Satire and Intimacies of Anti-corruption” in Current Anthropology. Abstract: Since 2002, the satirical investigative television show Fiks Fare (“Right On!” or “Exactly”) has aired immediately after prime-time news at a leading national broadcasting […]

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April 20, 2018 at 1:28 pmResearch

Physicists Say Nanoparticles Could Block Excess Infrared Solar Radiation

Dr. Lucas V. Besteiro

Ohio University researchers co-authored a study proposing a new take on energy-efficient window design using energy-saving glasses and films that are cost-effective and block excessive solar infrared radiation. Dr. Lucas Besteiro, a former post-doctoral researcher at OHIO, Visiting Research Scholar Dr. Xiang-Tian Kong, and  Dr. Alexander Govorov, Distinguished Professor of […]

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April 19, 2018 at 1:12 pmResearch

Gingerich Presents, Chairs Session at Society for American Archaeology

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, chairs a session: Intra-Site Spatial Analysis of Mobile Peoples and presents “Modeling Discrete Paleoindian Work Areas” at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Washington, D.C., this month. The mission of the Society for American Archaeology is to expand understanding […]

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April 19, 2018 at 8:29 amResearch

McCrary’s Debut Memoir to Be Published in September

Micah McCrary

English doctoral candidate Micah McCrary’s debut memoir, Island in the City, has been accepted for publication by University of Nebraska Press. McCrary’s primary area of study is rhetoric and composition, though he has a secondary specialization in creative writing (nonfiction). His memoir grows out of his work as a Master […]

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April 18, 2018 at 5:27 pmResearch

Ng Authors Article on ‘LGBT Advocacy and Transnational Funding in Singapore and Malaysia’

Dr. Eve Ng

Dr. Eve Ng authored an article titled “LGBT Advocacy and Transnational Funding in Singapore and Malaysia” in the journal Development and Change. Ng is a core faculty member in the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies program at Ohio University. She is also Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Studies. Abstract: […]

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April 18, 2018 at 5:17 pmResearch

Buckley Co-Edits New Volume, ‘The American Environment Revisited’

Dr. Geoffrey Buckley

Dr. Geoff Buckley, Professor of Geography, has co-edited a new volume of essays, The American Environment Revisited: Environmental Historical Geographies of the United States (Rowman & Littlefield). Buckley’s co-editor, Dr. Yolonda Youngs, is an assistant professor of global studies at Idaho State University. “Because I am an environmental historical geographer, […]

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April 17, 2018 at 8:23 amResearch

Scanlan Delivers Keynote on ‘Ongoing Significance, Persistence, and Necessity of Sociological Imagination’

Dr. Stephen Scanlan

Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology, delivered the keynote address at the fifth annual Northeastern Ohio Undergraduate Sociology Symposium at Oberlin College. The theme of this year’s symposium was #sociology:asrelevantasever. The title of Scanlan’s talk was “Sociology and Its Discontents: The Ongoing Significance, Persistence, and Necessity of the Sociological […]

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April 17, 2018 at 8:21 amResearch