Post Tagged with: "sociology and anthropology research"

Curran Digs into Animal Fossils in Romania in Search of Human Migration Answers

Dr. Sabrina Curran

If early human ancestors (hominins) dispersing from Africa into Eurasia 2 million years ago moved through southern Romania, they would have found monkeys on foot rather than in trees, short-necked giraffes, rhinos, and saber-toothed cats—quite different from the Europe of today. During the early Pleistocene of Eurasia, these hominins also […]

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September 4, 2020 at 9:09 amResearch

Rosen, Thankachan Research Technology for Teaching in India

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matthew Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, together with Dr. Briju Thankachan, Director of Curriculum and Assessment Design and Improvement at OHIO’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Dr. Divya Chandrasenan, Assistant Professor of Education at University of Kerala, India, received an INTEL-funded Major Research grant from […]

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May 11, 2020 at 7:55 amResearch

Kaufman Examines States Use of NGOs for Addiction Services

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman authored “Governing Through Partnerships: Neoconservative Governance and State Reliance on Religious NGOs in Drug Policy” in the journal Critical Criminology. Kaufman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. Abstract: This article examines states’ pursuit of partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as a strategy of governance in […]

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February 1, 2020 at 2:59 pmResearch

Students Present Research at Appalachian Symposium in D.C.

Six OHIO students present their capstone service-learning project during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C.

From Ohio University News Ohio University students and faculty convened with 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities during the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. The OHIO students’ capstone service-learning project, a collaboration with the Little Cities of Black Diamonds Council in Southeast Ohio […]

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December 27, 2019 at 8:11 amIn Class News

Bhuyan Presents Research on Social Media and Vaping

Mahbub Bhuyan

Ohio University graduate student Mahbub Bhuyan presented his research on social media’s impact on vaping among young adults at the SMART Lab in October. The goal of the SMART dialogue series is to share interdisciplinary research on the role of social media in society. The series gave Bhuyan, working toward his […]

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December 2, 2019 at 1:54 pmResearch

Rosen Tells Tale of Successful Booksellers to Illustrate Conflict in Capitalist Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matthew Rosen authored an article on “Between Conflicting Systems: An Ordinary Tragedy in Now-Capitalist Albania” in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. Rosen is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. In the article, Rosen analyzes the case of two booksellers who […]

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November 15, 2019 at 8:43 amResearch

Terman, Kostansek Present ‘Intergenerational Community Visions in Appalachian Ohio’

Dr. Anna Rachel Terman

by Alex Paoletti ’20 Dr. Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, and Joy Kostansek, M.A. student in Sociology, presented “Intergenerational Community Visions in Appalachian Ohio” at the Rural Sociological Society conference in August in Richmond, VA. RSS aims to improve rural life, community, and environment. The annual […]

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November 12, 2019 at 9:27 amResearch