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In an April 11 article on The Washington Post’s politics blog, “Monkey Cage,” Associate Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav and her coauthor Ian Hartshorn reflect on the common attitude among U.S. policy makers that the country’s “diplomats should work to clearly disassociate extremists from the vast majority of peaceful Muslims.” In the article, “Here’s what

Thomas D’Agostino, associate dean for global education, and Jack Harris P’02, P’06, professor and chair of sociology, are this year’s recipients of the John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellowship. Established in 1970 and generously endowed by Dr. and Mrs. William Reckmeyer in honor of John Readie and Florence B. Kinghorn, the fellowship honors

In a recent article featured in The Post Standard on Syracuse.com, Professor of Geoscience Neil Laird discusses the unique microclimate surrounding the Finger Lakes and their influence on regional temperatures, snowfall and agriculture. The article, “Finger Lakes satellite photo tells story of snow, ice and wine,” was written in light of a satellite image collected recently by the

Catherine Gallouët, professor of French and Francophone Studies and Africana Studies, recently presented at the international conference of the Groupe de Recherches sur les Représentations Européennes de l’Afrique et des Africains (GRREA). Held at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, the conference focused on the representation of Africa in European scientific discourse during

Associate Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer recently traveled to Toronto to present her scholarship on memes and internet culture during the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference. As part of the panel, “Memes Against Humanity,” Shafer presented her paper, “Springtime for Hatred: Downfall Memes and Nationalism in Internet Cultures.” The panel concentrated

In conjunction with Women’s History Month, Associate Professor of English Nicola Minott-Ahl presented a talk “What’s Wrong with Lydia? Jane Austen and the Female Gamester in Pride and Prejudice” on March 8 at Finger Lakes Community College in Canandaigua, N.Y. Minott-Ahl, who has published works on Jane Austen and teaches a course “Jane Austen in

In a recent presentation at the Bradford Campus of the University of Pittsburgh, Professor of Sociology Wesley Perkins addressed a campus-wide forum for faculty and staff, discussing social norms and the role of data in positively changing student attitudes and behaviors around alcohol. The Bradford Campus has been implementing a social norms initiative based on

Associate Professor of Psychology Jamie S. Bodenlos has been elected to the Fellowship in the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the advancement of the science and practice of behavioral medicine. The SBM honor is awarded based on academic, professional, clinical, legislative or other meritorious accomplishments. For her scholarship

Under the recommendation of the Department of History, Endowed Chairs and the Interim Provost, the Office of the President has appointed Professor of History Clifton Hood for a second term to the George E. Paulsen ’49 Professorship, making Hood the first professor to hold the distinguished honor twice. Appointing a chair in American history and