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Musaraj Receives Baker Award for Book on Ponzi Schemes in Albania

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, portrait

From Compass Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded $11,271 from the Baker Fund to complete her book, “Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” The book is a historical analysis of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:16 amResearch

Tatarek Presents on Women’s Health and Mortality in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns

Dr. Nancy Tatarek

By Aissatou Boye ’20 Dr. Nancy Tatarek, Associate Professor of Anthropology, presented a paper on “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women’s Health, Mortality and Lifecourse in Ohio’s Coal Mine Towns 1867-1950,” at the Social Science History Association conference in Phoenix in November. The theme for this year’s conference was “Histories of Disadvantage: […]

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February 12, 2019 at 4:15 pmResearch

Rosen and Thankachan Present on ‘BYOD in Indian Classrooms’

A teacher using his phone in class. Photo by Matt Rosen.

By Richard Morris, ’20 Dr. Matthew Rosen and Dr. Briju Thankachan presented  “Informal Practices and Innovations in Teaching and Learning: BYOD in Indian Classrooms” at the 2018 Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Convention in Kansas City, Mo. Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, and Thankachan, Director of […]

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December 21, 2018 at 2:35 pmResearch

Welser Presents ‘Swipe for Your Right to Party’ for SMART Dialogues

Dr. Ted Welser presenting at Smart Dialogues in October 2018

By Richard Morris Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Ted Welser presented during an installment of the Scripps College of Communication SMART Dialogue Series, which is dedicated to providing a platform for discourse on social media research. In his lecture, “Swipe for Your Right to Party,” he described the effects which […]

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November 27, 2018 at 3:48 pmResearch

Lee Named to Editorial Board for Sociology of Education Journal

Dr. Elizabeth Lee

Dr. Elizabeth Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, was selected by the American Sociological Association Publication Committee to serve as an editorial board member for the journal Sociology of Education for three years. Lee’s areas of research and teaching include education, social class and mobility, cultural and social […]

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September 11, 2018 at 1:43 pmResearch

Kaufman Publishes Two Articles on NGOs and Correctional Systems

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, published two journal articles in June 2018 that examine aspects of NGOs and correctional systems. “Gender and Community-Based Correctional Programs for Women”  was published in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, edited by H. Pontell. New York: Oxford University Press. “In […]

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September 8, 2018 at 12:13 pmResearch

Scanlan Authors Chapter on ‘Hunger and Food Insecurity’

Dr. Stephen Scanlan

Dr. Stephen Scanlan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, authored a chapter on “Hunger and Food Insecurity” in The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems edited by A. Javier Treviňo. New York: Cambridge University Press. Abstract: In this chapter I examine hunger and food insecurity as social problems. I focus […]

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August 3, 2018 at 9:41 amResearch